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Death toll rising after Samoa tsunami

Tsunamis triggered by a strong quake in the South Pacific have killed more than 100 people across a number of islands.

A series of massive waves was triggered by an undersea earthquake near the islands of Samoa and American Samoa.

Entire villages have been flattened and thousands of people are thought to be homeless.

David Shukman reports.


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