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New Zealand volcano eruption-Rescuers searching for the remaining bodies


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

14th Dec, 2019. 08:23 am
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Divers have resumed looking for the two remaining bodies in the waters near white volcano island.

According to details, the New Zealand police have informed that divers have restarted their activities to search for the two remaining bodies and recover them from the waters near White Island volcano.

According to details, the rescuers have spotted a body in the water and they would keep searching today.

Note that 14 deaths have been confirmed and almost 20 people are in intensive care with burns due to volcanic eruption happened on Monday.

Police had informed in a statement, “Saturday’s planning will allow us to return to the Island to conduct further land-based searches for the remaining deceased, as the environment on and around the island allows.”

Deputy Commissioner John Tims has said, “This is a long and complex process and we are working as quickly as possible to return loved ones to their families.”

Police will work to get data about possible victims such as clothing, images, medical record, appearance, and DNA samples. Such details will be matched with the data collected from the post-mortem.

The bodies will be examined in Auckland by various professionals; pathologists, forensic dentist, and a fingerprint officer after they will be recovered.

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