Sumatra Officials Fear Thousands Buried Under Rubble

CNN reports that “As many as 4,000 people could be buried under the rubble in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Indonesia, United Nations officials said Saturday.

“The West Sumatran capital, Padang, with about a million residents, is near the epicenter.

“CNN’s Arwa Damon spoke with a few dozen survivors from these villages in the area, most of whom only made it through because they weren’t home during the quake. They remained huddled together in a tent, in shock over what had happened.”

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