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New Zealand police say nine officially listed as missing after volcano eruption

Reuters Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Nine people have been officially listed as missing after the eruption of a volcano on New Zealand's White Island, police said on Wednesday, seven of them Australians and two New Zealanders.
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