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Deadly Tsunami Leaves Indonesia Tattered

Dec 24, 2018 06:21 PM IST India India

The search and rescue mission continues, two days after a powerful tsunami swept away locals and tourists along the Sunda Strait. Doctors worked to save injured victims while hundreds of military and volunteers scoured debris-strewn beaches in search of survivors Monday after a deadly tsunami gushed ashore without warning on Indonesian islands, killing more than 280 people on a busy holiday weekend. Saturday's tsunami along the Sunda Strait followed an eruption and apparent landslide on Anak Krakatau, or "Child of Krakatoa," one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands. At least 281 people were killed and more than 1,000 were hurt. Dozens remained missing from the disaster areas along the coastlines of western Java and southern Sumatra islands, and the numbers could increase once authorities hear from all