Increased danger at N. Zealand volcano means bodies can’t yet be recovered

Grieving relatives of those killed by an eruption at a New Zealand volcano this week will have to wait for the bodies to be recovered because it’s still too dangerous to step foot on the island, officials said Wednesday.

Fourteen people are feared dead on White Island some 30 miles off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island. They were among 47 tourists — nine from the United States — who were visiting the volcanic island when part of it exploded Monday in a hail of burning ash, steam and gas.

Read more here: https://www.aol.com/article/news/2019/12/11/increased-danger-at-n-zealand-volcano-means-bodies-cant-yet-be-recovered/23879013/

Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.