Children burned by Guatemala volcano arriving in Galveston for treatment

People carry to the cemetery the coffins of seven people who died during the eruption of the Volcan de Fuego on June 4

It sent huge clouds of ash barreling over the surrounding area, blanketing roads, cars and people in thick gray dust as a river of molten mud carved a path down the mountain, sweeping away entire villages.

Naomi Diaz of the Ciraiz Beauty Academy said she cut the hair of one woman whose hair had been so badly scorched she was unable to comb it.

Iyawa, who is also Nigeria's Ambassador to Mexico, and the non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Panama, in a condolence letter, said Buhari considered Guatemala one of Nigeria's most important allies in Central America.

The report of new flows comes shortly after the agency announced new evacuations Tuesday afternoon and pulled back rescuers, police, journalists and others from towns destroyed after Sunday's volcanic eruption.

Asked about that possibility, the director of Guatemala's disaster agency, Sergio Cabanas, said: "Not until the search efforts are over, and it would be left up to the people".

Seven communities in already devastated areas were evacuated as the volcano's activity increased, with rescue operations halted.

"We come in support of the people who are really risking their lives for the people who are there", said Gladys Vian, a 56-year-old member of the Catholic parish of Escuintla. Only 17 have been identified so far, according to Guatemala's National Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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The death toll stands at 70, but is expected to rise. He said he wanted to express his "consolation to families who are weeping for the loss of their loved ones, as well as spiritual closeness to the wounded and those who are working to help".

In his words: "Nobody is going to be able to get them out nor say how many are buried here".

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday night spoke with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, and offered him condolences for the deaths caused by the country's catastrophic volcanic eruption. My children say they would rather be in the streets.

However, a spokesman for Guatemala's firefighters warned there may be little chance of finding anyone alive after 72 hours pass since the eruption.

The body of a victim is covered in volcanic ash spewed by the Volcan de Fuego, in Escuintla, Guatemala, June 4, 2018.

It affected more than 1.7 million people, but those El Rodeo, Alotenango, and San Miguel los Lotes were hit particularly hard, with some saying that El Rodeo was "buried".

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