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UPDATED: 09:32, January 04, 2005
Death toll in Asia quake, tsunamis hits 142,000
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The death toll from the massive tsunamis triggered by a 8.7-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia on Dec. 26 has risen to over 142,000. Following are the figures reported from some disaster-hit countries:

Country--- Deaths

Sri Lanka--- 29,729

India--- 13,000

Indonesia--- 95,000

Thailand--- 5,046

The figures are based on local official and media reports as of 0600 GMT Monday and they are subject to updating.

Source: Xinhua


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