A rescue team has come in the night from Thursday to Friday for six deaths a safe and secure, which is still on-New-Zealand-White Island after the volcano erupted there. There were two people on the island, but the chances of being found are small. Until the bodies are identified, they will be as “missing in action” are identified.
Helicopters from the New Zealand army, went on Thursday to the White Island to see the bodies, but the action was not without risk. As of Wednesday, the eruptive activity has started to increase and the estimate of specialists, the chance of a new eruption, some 50 to 60 percent of the time.
The weather conditions were very favourable for the event, said the New Zealand police, but still, it took longer than expected because of the many protective pieces of equipment that the rescue workers had to wear it.
Before the rescue operation began, about a hundred people, both local residents, as a family, go to a meeting in the coastal town of Whakatane, where they sang and prayed for the victims.
The volcano erupted on Monday at 14.11 hrs. (local time), when there is sure 47 and the tourists on the island were. The victims are from Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, canada, the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia. The official death rate stands at eight. It is expected that this number will continue to rise. About thirty men were killed or wounded. According to The Guardian, there are still seventeen people in the hospital, of whom thirteen are in critical condition.
Wounded people lie in the New Zealand and Australian hospitals, most of them with severe burns. Doctors fear that some of them will be a result of it will not survive.
42Rookpluim after a deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand