Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia More than 21,000 people died Sunday after massive waves crashed ashore in many Asian nations, destroying villages in Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia. The waves were spawned by a magnitude 9.0 quake, the world's most powerful in 40 years. The search for survivors continues. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.
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Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia

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Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia

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More than 21,000 people died Sunday after massive waves crashed ashore in many Asian nations, destroying villages in Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia. The waves were spawned by a magnitude 9.0 quake, the world's most powerful in 40 years. The search for survivors continues. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.