At least 5 people were killed and possibly 2 dozen missing after a highly active Volcano off of the New Zealand Coast erupted Monday.

Roughly 50 tourists from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship the 'Ovation of the Seas' were visiting White Island as a cruise ship excursion when the Volcano suddenly erupted. At least 5 people are confirmed dead and at least 27 are missing...

Here are some dramatic tweets from eyewitnesses:

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