New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 8 and will continue to climb
Thursday, 12 December 2019 The death toll from a New Zealand volcano eruption rose to eight on Thursday, with two victims dying in hospital, and will continue to climb with eight victims presumed dead on the island and more than 20 in intensive care suffering severe burns.
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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