6 children injured in Guatemala volcanic eruption to be treated in Galveston

- Six children injured in the recent volcanic eruption in Guatemala will receive treatment at Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston.

A U.S. Air Force aircraft transporting the children is expected to arrive after midnight on Thursday. 

The children will receive treatment for burns and other injuries sustained in the eruption.

A team of aeromedical evacuation, pediatric intensive care, and burn-victim treatment specialists will accompanying the children and their guardians as they make the trip on the U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.

At least 99 people are confirmed dead after the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, according to Guatemala's National Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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