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UPDATED: 09:02, December 27, 2004
Over 10, 230 killed in earthquakes, tunamis in Asia
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Two Sri Lankan men walk past the broken roof boards of some destroyed sea front shacks in Colombo after tidal waves lashed more than half of Sri Lanka's coastline Dec. 26, 2004. More than 12,300 people were killed and tens of thousands left homeless after a powerful undersea earthquake unleashed giant tsunami waves that crashed into the coasts of south and Southeast Asia.

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A Sri Lankan policeman (R) guards at the sea front in Colombo after tidal waves lashed more than half of Sri Lanka's coastline Dec. 26, At least 3,000 people and more than one million affected in Sri Lanka, the government said.

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Some young men carry a body of a woman killed by tide waves in the coastal area of Chennai, capital of south India's Tamil Nadu, Dec. 26, 2004. Powerful tremors and gigantic tidal waves, triggered by the world's strongest earthquake since 1960 have killed over 2,000 people and displaced thousands of others Sunday on India's southern coast and its island territories, Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reported.

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People walk on flooded streets in the coastal area of Chennai, capital of south India's Tamil Nadu, Dec. 26, 2004.

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An old woman is helped to evacuate to a safer place in the coastal area of Chennai, capital of south India's Tamil Nadu, Dec. 26, 2004.

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