The White Island eruption sent a plume of steam and ash an estimated 3.6km into the air. Photo: AFP
The White Island eruption sent a plume of steam and ash an estimated 3.6km into the air. Photo: AFP
New Zealand

New Zealand volcano: White Island death toll expected to rise to at least 13 after ‘no signs of life’

  • A Malaysian and a New Zealander are among the dead, and tourists from China, Australia, the US and UK are among those missing and injured
  • A health ministry spokesman said not all who were hospitalised would survive, with the number of patients still in critical condition ‘in the 20s’

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The White Island eruption sent a plume of steam and ash an estimated 3.6km into the air. Photo: AFP
The White Island eruption sent a plume of steam and ash an estimated 3.6km into the air. Photo: AFP
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