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Hundreds Confirmed Dead in Indonesian Tsunami, With Officials Warning Toll Will Rise

The 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday is confirmed to have killed hundreds of people, the New York Times reported on Saturday, with at least 405 confirmed deaths in the city of Palu and the toll likely to rise much higher as search-and-rescue teams continue to arrive. Hundreds more are injured. Continue reading Hundreds Confirmed Dead in Indonesian Tsunami, With Officials Warning Toll Will Rise