Rescuers Hunt for Survivors as Indonesian Tsunami Death Toll Climbs to Over Three Hundred

Rescue teams are ramping up a desperate search for survivors after a volcano-triggered tsunami slammed into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait

Rescuers Hunt for Survivors as Indonesian Tsunami Death Toll Climbs to Over Three Hundred

  SUMATRA – Dozens of filled body bags were hauled away from buildings flattened by Indonesia’s volcano-triggered tsunami Monday, as the death toll climbed to 373 and search teams pushed on with the grim hunt for corpses. Rescue teams used their bare hands, diggers and other heavy equipment to haul debris from the stricken area […]

Hundreds Dead after Tsunami Strikes Indonesia Without Warning

Indonesian authorities initially said the wave was not a tsunami, but instead a tidal surge and urged the public not to panic.

Hundreds Dead after Tsunami Strikes Indonesia Without Warning

  SUMATRA – A tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western […]