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Indonesia hit with deadly tsunami, volcano eruption

4 years ago October 26, 2010 Oct 26, 2010 Tuesday, October 26 2010 Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:56:26 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Indonesia is dealing with both a volcanic eruption and the aftermath of a powerful earthquake and tsunami.

The eruption of Mount Merapi came after scientists warned of pressure building beneath its dome.

A 2-month-old baby reportedly died as panicked villagers fled.

Hundreds of miles away, rescuers are battling rough seas to reach remote islands pouned by a 10-foot tsunami, killing at least 113 people.

Scores more are missing.

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake triggered the wave that washed hundreds of homes into the sea late yesterday.

Reports of damage and injuries were steadily climbing.

 

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