Indonesia tsunami death toll climbs to 373, 128 still missing
Posted: 5:25 AM, Dec 24, 2018
(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)
People inspect the damage at a tsunami-ravaged village in Sumur, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Doctors worked to save injured victims while hundreds of military and volunteers scoured debris-strewn beaches in search of survivors Monday after a deadly tsunami gushed ashore without warning on Indonesian islands, killing more hundreds of people on a busy holiday weekend.
TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the weekend tsunami has climbed to 373.
Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said Monday that 128 others were missing in the disaster, with 1,459 injured.
The waves washed ashore along western Java and southern Sumatra islands Saturday night following a volcanic eruption.
Hundreds of military personnel and volunteers combed debris-strewn beaches Monday looking for victims.
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