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Jack Rabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-28-05 08:06 PM
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133. BBC Link (Tuesday 01:43 GMT)
From the BBC Online
Dated Tuesday March 29 01:43 GMT (Monday 5:43 pm PST)

Lethal quake rattles tsunami zone

A massive earthquake off the coast of Indonesia has killed hundreds of people and triggered tsunami alerts around the Indian Ocean.

The 8.7 magnitude quake struck just before midnight, destroying buildings on the Sumatra island of Nias.

Thousands of people fled their homes in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka - areas still recovering from the deadly tsunami in December.

But three hours after the quake, tsunami alerts were scaled down.

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