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Published:September 30th, 2009 13:25 EST
Quake triggers tsunami in the Samoas

Quake triggers tsunami in the Samoas, killing 99

By Rob Roy

Quake triggers tsunami in the Samoas, killing 99

"APIA, Samoa " A powerful earthquake in the South Pacific hurled a massive tsunami at the shores of Samoa and American Samoa ... " [snip]


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090930/ap_on_re_as/as_pacific_earthquake

Villages were flattened, and death counts are tricky at this stage.

"At least 30 people were killed on American Samoa, Gov. Togiola Tulafono said ..." [snip]