At least one person has died after volcano erupted suddenly while dozens of tourists were on the island. Follow the latest updates 5.45am GMT In that press conference, deputy commissioner Tims said that some of the tourists on the island were from cruise ship Ovation of the Seas. “From my understanding, some of the tourists are from a cruise ship so we should have a list of people that left the cruise ship and potentially are on the island. There are ways for us to have that list confirmed.”
5.43am GMT Last question to Ardern and the police. A reporter asks if “27 people could be dead”.“We don’t have a full clarity at this point,” Ardern says. “You understand why we are loath to get into speculation”. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2019/dec/09/new-zealand-volcano-tourists-injured-and-missing-after-eruption-on-white-island-live
Author : Naaman Zhou
Publish date : 2019-12-09 05:45:28
Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.
- UNITED KINGDOM
- UNITED STATES