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Thursday, 3 February, 2005

38 Days After Tsunami, 9 Survivors Found

Nine tribespeople who survived the December tsunami spent 38 days wandering through flattened villages on a remote Indian island, eating boars and coconuts, before police found them Wednesday.

Five men, two women and two young girls were discovered in a forest on Campbell Bay island by police searching for people still missing after the Dec. 26 disaster that killed at least 158,000 in 11 nations. At least 10,749 people were killed in India.

The nine belong to the Nicobarese tribe, Inspector Shaukat Hussain told The Associated Press by telephone from Campbell Bay, the only town in Great Nicobar, India's southernmost island. They range in age from 11 to 65.

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Anonymous Anonymous said :

Rev. Fred Selzer ,

If you get this call Doug Johnson if you are alive!!! We are worried

Thu Feb 03, 07:52:00 am IST