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Heroism, devastation after deadly N. Zealand volcano eruption

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Heroism, devastation after deadly N. Zealand volcano eruptionTales of heroism, devastation and horrifying injuries emerged Tuesday after New Zealand’s smouldering White Island volcano exploded, killing an estimated 14 people and turning what should have been an intrepid day trip into a nightmare. Eight more people were presumed dead after Monday’s eruption, while dozens of others injured were being treated in hospital burns units across the country. As relatives of the missing faced an agonising wait to discover the fate of their loved ones, police said conditions remained too dangerous for recovery teams to set foot on the volcano.