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Death Toll On The Rise In Indonesia From Tsunami, Volcano

Paresh Dave |
October 28, 2010 | 1:23 p.m. PDT

Executive Producer

Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted again Thursday, causing hot ash to fall into the already somber atmosphere that has overtaken the island nation.

A 7.7-magnitue underwater earthquake on Tuesday triggered a tsunami, which has killed at least 343 people with another 350 still missing, as of Thursday.

An eruptions from the country's most volatile volanco on Tuesday killed 34 people and decimated villages at its base.

Combined, the disasters have displaced nearly 60,000 people.

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