Saturday, May 27, 2006

Java - quake death toll exceeds 3000

The death toll in Indonesia’s earthquake has risen to more than 3000. The tremors with hit the Yogyakarta area of Java at around 6 a.m local time, were measured at 6.2 on the richter scale. It is the latest in a series of catastrophes to hit the islands. Meanwhile the Merapi volcano remains a high risk for those nearby. It erupted shortly after the quake sending debris down its western side [BBCPosted by Picasa

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