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11 feared dead as police launch criminal probe

  • Toxic gas and the threat of further eruptions are thwarting efforts to recover the bodies of eight people presumed dead from New Zealand's White Island volcano, as authorities launch a criminal investigation into the disaster.
  • Mr TimsĀ said strong winds were preventing police from launching a drone to measure gas levels around the volcano before any attempts were made to retrieve the bodies.
  • Mr Tims said there had been 47 people on White Island when it erupted at 2.11pm local time on Monday afternoon, many of them visiting as a part of cruise around New Zealand on boardĀ the Ovation of Seas.
  • The New Zealand health service's Peter Watson said of the 31 people injured, 25 of them were in burns units, which were operating at capacity.
  • New Zealand burns units have been stretched by the White Island Volcano disaster.

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