Sixth person dies after New Zealand volcano eruption, police to launch criminal investigation

Credit: Hindu- Published on December 10, 2019
Eight more people who remain missing are presumed dead after the White Island volcano erupted on Monday.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO
Published on December 9, 2019 -  00:58
New Zealand volcano eruption - at least one dead
One person is dead and more fatalities are expected after a volcano erupted on tiny White Island, in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, on Monday. Police Deputy Commissioner John Tims said 23 people had been taken from White Island in the countryโ€™s Bay of Plenty, some of whom are injured. He was unclear about the number who remained and were unaccounted for but said the total number of people on the island when it erupted was fewer than 50.

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