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Quake triggers Indonesian tsunami; 5 dead (AP)
Populux | July 17, 2006 at 03:36 amby
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JAKARTA, Indonesia - A powerful earthquake sent a 6-foot-high tsunami crashing into a beach resort on Indonesia's Java island Monday, killing at least five people and causing extensive damage to hotels, restaurants and homes, the president and witnesses said. People ran up a hill to escape the wave on Pangandaran beach in west Java, a woman who identified herself only as Teti told el-Shinta radio station. "All the houses are destroyed along the beach," she said. "Small hotels are completely destroyed ...