Thursday, December 30, 2004


It seems to be slowing down some...

Tsunami Death Toll Soars Past 117,000
8 minutes ago

Top Stories - AP
By CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press Writer
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Pilots dropped food to Indonesian villagers stranded among bloating corpses Thursday, while police in a devastated provincial capital stripped looters of their clothing and forced them to sit on the street as a warning to others. The death toll topped 117,000, and officials warned that 5 million people lack clean water, shelter, food, sanitation and medicine.

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