GALVESTON, Texas – Authorities say a Guatemalan child severely burned in the country of the recent eruption of a volcano, died in a Texas hospital.
Guatemala the Ministry of Health and Social affairs, released in a statement said the girl died late Tuesday. Her name and age is not to be released.
Officials say that the seven children burned in the Volcano eruption of Fire on 3 June were taken to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston, Texas.
Terms and conditions of the other six children not to be released. Spokeswoman Jennifer Anderson said Thursday that the hospital planned to release a statement, but could not immediately comment.
Guatemalan authorities say that there are more than 100 confirmed deaths, though the scores are listed as missing. The government said on Sunday that the end of the search efforts, because the area is a high risk.
The volcano near Guatemala City is one of Central America’s most active volcanoes.