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Tsunami 1

A husband and wife inspect the remains of their home on the coast of the Ratmalana district after the massive tsunami wave swept across coastal Sri Lanka, December 28, 2004 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Over 29,000 people have been killed across southern Asia, after the strongest earthquake in the world for 40 years generated a wall of water that sped across thousands of kilometres of ocean. The 9.0 magnitude quake struck under the sea near Aceh in North Indonesia.