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Dreamworld to demolish ride where four died

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Dreamworld to demolish ride where four died

Two of the victims were thrown from a raft at the Thunder River Rapids ride and two others were trapped inside.

The owners of Australia's Dreamworld theme park will demolish the water ride where four people were killed last month.

Two of the victims were thrown from a raft at the Thunder River Rapids ride and two others were trapped inside.

Ardent Leisure said decommissioning the ride was "the only respectful and appropriate course of action".

Ardent Leisure CEO and managing director, Deborah Thomas, said a review had begun of all Dreamworld and Whitewater World rides and related operating systems by an independent expert engineering firm.

Dreamworld, on Queensland's Gold Coast, has been closed since the tragedy on October 25.

Police have finished their on-site investigations and handed back control of the theme park to management, but Dreamworld is yet to announce when the park would reopen.

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