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فوران آتش‌فشان در گواتمالا باعث مرگ ۲۵ نفر شد

مقام ها می گویند با فوران آتش‌فشان فیوگو در گواتمالا ۲۵ نفر کشته و تقریبا ۳۰۰ نفر زخمی شده اند.

این آتش‌فشان در حدود ۴۰ کیلومتری جنوب غربی پایتخت این کشور، گواتمالا سیتی، از مدتی پیش در حال فوران دود سیاه و خاکستر بود.

با فوران آتش‌فشان چندین منطقه مسکونی در آن اطراف تخلیه شده و فرودگاه آرورای پایتخت بسته شده است.

جیمی مورالس رئیس جمهور گواتمالا گفته سازمان های اورژانس وارد عمل شده اند.

سرخیو کاباناس، سرپرست سازمان جلوگیری از فاجعه‌های ملی به یک رادیوی محلی گفت که جریانی از مواد مذاب با تغییر مسیر به سوی یک شهر کوچک به حرکت در آمده است.

به گزارش رویترز او گفت: "مردم سوخته اند، زخمی شده اند، کشته شده اند. عملیات تخلیه و جستجو در جریان است."

آقای کاناباس بعدا گفت که یکی از کارکنان سازمان زیر نظر او هم در میان کشته هاست.

دولت گواتمالا می گوید در مجموع حدود یک میلیون نفر دستخوش قرار گرفته اند.

مقام‌ها از مردم خواسته اند به خاطر انتشار خاکستر در هوا ماسک بزنند.

یک سخنگوی سازمان حوادث غیرمترقبه گفت که تغییر مسیر باد باعث ریزش خاکستر آتش‌فشانی بر بخش هایی از پایتخت شده است.

ارتش گواتمالا گفت که در عملیات امداد از جمله پاکسازی باند فرودگاه آرورا نقش دارد.


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