British women among those hospitalised after volcano eruption

A volcanic eruption in New Zealand has killed at least five people.

Officials say 47 people were visiting White Island at the time the volcano eruputed and while 31 people are being treated in hospital, a further eight people are still unaccounted for.

New Zealand police say there is “no sign of life” remaning on the island and there isn’t expected to be any more surviviors.

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