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More Than 1,000 German Tourists Missing in Thailand

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More Than 1,000 German Tourists Missing in Thailand

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More Than 1,000 German Tourists Missing in Thailand

More Than 1,000 German Tourists Missing in Thailand

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Magdalena Franek and her friend Thomas Resch, of Munich, Germany, search for her mother, Astrid, who was vacationing on Thailand's Khao Lak Beach in Phang Nga province, where more than 3,000 bodies have been found. Thousands more are still missing. Doualy Xaykaothao, NPR hide caption

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In Thailand, the dead and injured from the tsunami include many foreign tourists, mostly from Scandinavia and Germany, vacationing in the resort area of Phuket. Authorities believe more than 1,000 Germans in the area are unaccounted for. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and German diplomat Christian Hauswedell.

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