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Monday, April 2, 2007

News Flash

Tsunami Hits Solomons, Wipes Out Village

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (AP) - A bone-rattling earthquake sparked a tsunami that sent 10-foot high waves crashing into parts of the Solomon Islands on Monday, wiping out one village and killing at least three people, officials and witnesses said. The large waves struck the western town of Gizo, inundating buildings and causing widespread destruction within five minutes of the earthquake.