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Saved from the ashes

Photo of the Day | published on 06/08/18
GUATEMALA

Photo: Morena Perez Joachin/dpa

06 June 2018, Guatemala, San Miguel Los Lotes: Axel Toma, the only survivor from his family, finding a bible which was buried under the ash after the eruption of a volcano. The once green and fertile slopes of the Volcan de Fuego (fire volcano) is now lost under a thick blanket of ash. After the heavy eruption, emergency services are still looking for people who could be buried alive. Photo: Morena Perez Joachin/dpa

Photo of the Day: June 8, 2018

In Guatemala on June 6, Axel Toma, the sole survivor from his family, discovers a Bible that was buried under the ash after the eruption of a volcano. The once green and fertile slopes of the Volcan de Fuego (fire volcano) are now lost under a thick blanket of ash. After the heavy eruption, emergency services are still looking for people who could be buried alive.

Photograph by Morena Perez Joachin for DPA via AFP

Read : Guatemalan authorities having hard time identifying victims of Fuego volcano by John Burger

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