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New Zealand divers search contaminated waters for volcano victims

12 December, 2019 11:28 am 11:28 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand divers searched contaminated waters near the volcanic White Island on Saturday in an attempt to retrieve two remaining bodies, following a fatal eruption earlier this week, said police. Waters around the island were contaminated by the massive eruption of rocks, lava and chemicals on Monday, reducing visibility. The death toll … Read More

Oil tanker fire in Hong Kong waters kills one, rescue going on

01 January, 2019 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – An oil tanker caught fire in Hong Kong’s southern waters on Tuesday, killing one crew member while at least 21 were rescued, police said, with witnesses reporting a loud blast that shook windows several kilometres away. Rescue operations were going on about one nautical mile south of Lamma Island. “There are … Read More