Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to eight as island remains inaccessible
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 New Zealand officials lifted the death toll from this week's volcano eruption to eight on Thursday after two victims died in hospital, as ongoing seismic activity prevented teams from accessing the island to recover bodies.
New Zealand divers searched contaminated waters near the volcanic White Island for two remaining bodies on Saturday, as the death toll from an eruption rose to at least 15 people, the police said. Lauren Anthony reports.
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