New Zealand: Eight missing after volcanic eruption 'likely dead'

At least six people were killed in the eruption on White Island and dozens more injured.

    Police in New Zealand say the eight people still missing after Monday's volcanic eruption are likely dead.

    At least six people were killed in the eruption on White Island and dozens more injured.

    Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

    The volcano's alert level had been raised in November, but tour groups had still been visiting.

    Al Jazeera's Jessica Washington has more from Auckland


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