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Indonesians Mourn More Tsunami Dead


Rescue efforts continue along the southern coast of Indonesia's Java Island - struck by a tsunami this week. Almost 400 people have been confirmed dead and the death toll is expected to rise. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced or evacuated.

I'm here in the mosque of a small coastal town of Pangandaran, where bodies keep arriving since a tsunami swept ashore on Monday. Families here are mourning the loss of people and preparing bodies for Islamic burial.

The atmosphere here is still chaotic - filled with sirens and rumbling relief trucks. Search and rescue teams say they continue to look for victims and expect the death toll to climb still further. This morning teams pulled several more bodies from the debris and rubble. Many residents are bracing for more bad news in the days to come.