Tremors worsen on NZ volcano island, prevent recovery of bodies

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By Charlotte Greenfield

WHAKATANE, New Zealand, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday prevented the recovery of the bodies of eight people thought to be left on the island, two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash.

Six people were killed in Monday’s explosion at White Island, which lies some 50 km (30 miles) off the mainland, with another eight missing and presumed dead and 30 injured.

Authorities monitoring the uninhabited island said conditions were...


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Tremors worsen on NZ volcano island, prevent recovery of bodies


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