Uncertainty in Gauging Deaths from Tsunami

Thai workers wrap a body.

Thai workers wrap a body at Wat Yan Yao, a Buddhist temple in Phang Nga province, where thousands of bodies recovered from area beaches have been taken for identification. Doualy Xaykaothao, NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Doualy Xaykaothao, NPR

News agencies are reporting the number of people killed by last week's tsunami. But these numbers are rough estimates at best. NPR's Richard Harris reports.



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