New Zealand volcano disaster: recovery team unable to find last two bodies on White Island

New Zealand volcano disaster: recovery team unable to find last two bodies on White Island
 

A follow-up mission to New Zealand’s White Island in a bid to retrieve the remains of those still missing after Monday’s volcanic eruption has been unsuccessful.
Defence force operatives returned to Whakaari on Sunday, two days after their successful high-stakes trip to the active volcano brought back six bodies.
Police understand eight people were killed on the island, and spent Saturday debriefing the operation and searching nearby waters for the last two bodies.
Mission command firmly believe a seventh body is in the water, and are increasingly convinced the eighth could be too.
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14 December 2019 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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