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New Zealand police will continue efforts to retrieve remaining two bodies on volcano

An aerial view of the Whakaari, also known as White Island volcano, as seen from Ohope beach in Whakatane, New Zealand, December 12, 2019.

An aerial view of the Whakaari, also known as White Island volcano, as seen from Ohope beach in Whakatane, New Zealand, December 12, 2019.   | Photo Credit: REUTERS

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“It's not over yet,” Police Commissioner Mike Bush told reporters at a news conference.

New Zealand's police commissioner said on Friday that authorities will continue their efforts to retrieve the remaining two bodies on the volcanic White Island that fatally erupted earlier this week.

“It's not over yet,” Police Commissioner Mike Bush told reporters at a news conference.

He said dive teams have been deployed in the waters around the volcano and aerial search will be conducted later in the day to look for the missing bodies.

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