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Divers in New Zealand Search for Bodies After Volcano Eruption

Divers in New Zealand are searching in contaminated water Saturday for the two remaining victims of the volcano eruption on White Island. They are searching in water where a body was seen earlier.

Police Deputy Commissioner John Tims said the divers are facing “unique and challenging conditions” in their dives “with between zero and two meters visibility” in water polluted with ash and other fallout from Monday’s eruption.

The remains of six people were recovered Friday on the island that is continuing to vent poisonous gas from the volcano’s crater.

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Source:: VOANews.Com