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Hundreds missing in Mentawai

  • Syofiardi Bachyul Jb

    The Jakarta Post

Padang | Wed, October 27 2010 | 10:33 am

PREMIUM An earthquake-triggered tsunami swept through the Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra late Monday after a tsunami warning issued following the 7.2-magnitude quake was lifted.

The disaster, the biggest tidal waves since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, killed more than 100 people with hundreds of others still missing on Tuesday, an official said.Mujiharto, who heads the Health Ministry’s crisis...