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Saturday, January 01, 2005

Death Toll Update

CNN has confirmed that the undersea earthquake off Sumatra and the giant waves it triggered killed more than 140,000 people, and that number is expected to rise.

Deaths by country:

Indonesia: 79,906, with another 3,598 missing.

Sri Lanka: More than 45,000. Sri Lankan officials say 27,229 have died in non-rebel-held areas; 5,240 are missing; 12,482 injured; and 899,408 are homeless.

India: At least 10,000

Thailand: 4,812. Thai prime minister says toll could exceed 8,000. 6,541 are still missing, more than 3,000 of them Swedish tourists.

Malaysia: 66

Maldives: 74

Myanmar: 90

Tanzania: 10

Bangladesh: 2

Somalia: Kenyan media reports hundreds dead.

Kenya: Kenyan media reports one death.

Seychelles: Unconfirmed reports of deaths.