Deadly Tsunami Deluges Solomon Islands

Officials expect the death toll to rise from a tsunami that struck the Solomon Islands Sunday at 4:39 p.m. EDT. More than a dozen people are already confirmed dead from the tsunami, which was triggered by a magnitude-8 earthquake under the sea. Robert Irogh, editor of The Solomon Star, talks with Alex Chadwick.

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