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British survivor on tsunami escape

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British tourist Rachel Pooley, 27, from Hertford, has spoken about her terrifying escape from the tsunami in Samoa last week.

She was trapped inside her car, when it filled with water.

At least 149 people died when the Samoan islands and Tonga were swamped by waves triggered by powerful earthquake under the Pacific Ocean.

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