AP PHOTOS: Traces of life trapped ben...

AP PHOTOS: Traces of life trapped beneath volcano's ash

Jun 13, 2018 Read more: SFGate
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) - June 3 was a typical Sunday in the hamlet of San Miguel Los Lotes, with residents engaged in usual weekend activities. Walking through the hamlet, you can imagine boys playing soccer, mothers warming tortillas on a griddle, grandparents watching television, youths riding bicycles on the unpaved streets and children helping their mothers hang clothes out to dry before the seasonal rain began later in the afternoon. Forty-nine-year-old Elmer Vazquez was one of those out walking that day, looking at his garden plots, when he heard the first explosion from the Volcano of Fire at 1 p.m.

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