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Tsunami Strikes Asia in December 2004

ABC News reports from Thailand on December 26, 2004, on the devastation caused by a 9.1 magnitude earthquake that struck off the west coast of the island of Sumatra, setting off a series of deadly tsunamis. More than 200,000 people in southern Asia were killed as a result.

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    ABC News reports from Thailand on December 26, 2004, on the devastation caused by a 9.1 magnitude earthquake that struck off the west coast of the island of Sumatra, setting off a series of deadly tsunamis. More than 200,000 people in southern Asia were killed as a result.

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