A mother weeps over the dead body of her child at Silver beach in Cuddalore about 185 km south on Madras on Monday, 27 December 2004, after a tidal wave hit on Sunday, 26 December, 2004. More than 1,000 people died along eastern coastal India Sunday after a powerful earthquake off the Indonesian island of Sumatra triggered massive tidal waves. Officials said thousands were feared missing. Unofficial reports put the toll at 3,000, New Delhi Television reported. EPA/HARISH TYAGI

 

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