Indonesia trims tsunami death toll, hikes injury tally

Indonesia trims tsunami death toll, hikes injury tallyThe number of people evacuated after Indonesia’s deadly tsunami has nearly doubled to some 40,000 while more than 7,000 were injured in the disaster, officials said Friday, as they trimmed the official death toll. The fresh figures come a day after Indonesia’s disaster agency raised the danger alert level for an erupting volcano that sparked the killer tsunami at the weekend. “We’re recommending that people who lived near the beach be permanently relocated,” national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a press briefing in Jakarta.



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