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New Zealand police launch criminal probe into volcano deaths

PTI | Wellington | Updated: 10-12-2019 09:52 IST | Created: 10-12-2019 09:50 IST
New Zealand police launch criminal probe into volcano deaths
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New Zealand police on Tuesday announced a criminal investigation into how an eruption at the White Island volcano led to an estimated 13 deaths.

"I can confirm now that we will commence a criminal investigation into the circumstances of the death and injuries on White Island," deputy commissioner John Tims told reporters in the wake of Monday's disaster.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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