Java Tsunami: 11 Reported Killed
The official Antara news agency said 11 people had been killed along the southern Java coast on Monday. "An earthquake has happened and then was followed by a tsunami on the southern coast of Ciamis (regency)," Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono told a news conference. "... the search is still going on to find those who probably have been swept away by the tsunami waves."
A tsunami warning for Java's southern coast and nearby Christmas Island, south of the Indonesian archipelago, was issued by the U.S.-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Police on Christmas Island, an Australian territory, said there was no damage there.
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