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December 27, 2004

Tsunami Death Toll Continues To Rise

Topics: International News

An Update to Previous Post.

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-Channelnewsasia.com Dec 27:

COLOMBO : Massive rescue operations were scrambled along Asia's devastated coastlines as the death toll from a powerful earthquake and the giant tsunamis it unleashed rose to almost
23,000 and hopes faded for many thousands more still missing.

Horrific scenes of destruction met emergency teams as bodies piled up by the hour from Sri Lanka to India, Indonesia to Thailand, while international aid agencies rushed food and clothing to hundreds of thousands left homeless.

Hundreds of rescue ships, helicopters and planes were mobilised to evacuate tourists from wrecked resorts and airlift stricken victims to hospitals already overflowing with the wounded and corpses.
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10 Tremors Registered in Indian Ocean Caused By Tsunami Waves       

The United Nations is mobilising what it says will be its biggest relief operation ever in response to the Asian quake disaster.

Posted by Hyscience at December 27, 2004 9:12 AM



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