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Lost hamlets to become mass graves after huge quake

  • Andreas D. Arditya and Syofiardi Bachyul Jb

    The Jakarta Post

Padang | Mon, October 5 2009 | 09:33 am
Lost hamlets to become mass graves after huge quake

PREMIUM Combing the rubble: Two members of Australia’s Queensland Search and Rescue team look for victims in the wreckage of a damaged building in Padang, West Sumatra, on Sunday. Authorities estimate Tuesday’s 7.6-magnitude earthquake may have killed about 3,000 people. JP/J. AdigunaWest Sumatra decided Sunday to turn a hillside in Padang Pariaman regency, where three hamlets and hundreds of villager...