New Zealand has launched an indictment for the deadly eruption of the White Island volcano


New Zealand’s workplace safety regulator has indicted 13 parties after 22 people were killed in a volcanic eruption last year.

The White Island eruption, also known as Whakaari, occurred without warning on December 9 after 2 p.m., when 47 people were on the shore. The majority of those killed were tourists from countries such as the United States, Australia and Malaysia, who were touring around New Zealand. Dozens were injured in the eruption, which shot 12,000 feet of ash cloud into the sky and …