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Sumatra struggles with aid effort

Rescue workers in Sumatra are struggling to get aid to those who need it after last week's earthquake.

At least 1,000 people have died and 1,000 remain missing after the powerful earthquake struck last Wednesday.

The BBC's Karishma Vaswani, who is in the area, gave an update on the situation.


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