Official Guatemala volcano death toll rises to

Guatemala's Fuego Volcano releases ash and smoke more than a week after a violent eruption. The death toll from the violent eruption on June 3 has risen to 121, after the identification of five cadavers recovered from the devastated zone, a forensics institute said Wednesday. PHOTO | Johan ORDONEZ | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The victims were identified in a temporary morgue in the southern city of Escuintla.
  • Forensic specialists are still working to attach names to dozens of human remains recovered by local residents.
  • More than 2,900 displaced people are continuing to shelter in 15 schools and community halls.

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