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Douglas man caught up in volcanic eruption

Traveller experienced massive blast

A Douglas man caught up in one of the most violent volcanic eruptions in Guatemalan history says everyone in the country is banding together.

More than 30 people are known to have died since the Fuego volcano spewed rock, gas and ash into the sky.

Fast-moving flows have since swept through villages, burying both homes and people.

Alex Cave, who's travelling in the country, witnessed the blast firsthand:

The Guatemalan President has declared three days of national mourning 

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