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NEWS: 9.0 Quake, Tsunamis Strike SE Asia - 275,000+ Dead

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posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 11:20 AM
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Originally posted by WyrdeOne
As I read your link, I noticed something interesting. The rebels and the army have stopped fighting. They've declared a ceasefire.


To save their own militia. I saw on the TV here that Sri Lankan rescue and aid supplies are being slowed due to
landmines that are floating or no longer in 'known' mine fields.



dh

posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 11:48 AM
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India Daily reports that this particular earthquake was not the usual type

"According to reports we are receiving, this is not a simple earthquake, it is the mega quake that happens once every thousand years. No one knows how much after shock will devastate the area. Never ever in the known human history in modern times, an earthquake happened that broke 1000 miles of fault line"

216.132.172.240...



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 12:02 PM
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Sri Lankan rescue and aid supplies are being slowed due to
landmines that are floating or no longer in 'known' mine fields


ya i heard that a couple days ago as well, cbc reported there are over 1 million possible displaced landmines there!

-raven



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 01:02 PM
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DoD News Briefing
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen

Monday, April 28, 1997 - 8:45 a.m. EDT


........Alvin Toeffler has written about this in terms of some scientists in their laboratories trying to devise certain types of pathogens that would be ethnic specific so that they could just eliminate certain ethnic groups and races; and others are designing some sort of engineering, some sort of insects that can destroy specific crops. Others are engaging even in an eco- type of terrorism whereby they can alter the climate, earthquakes, volcanoes remotely through the use of electromagnetic waves.

Cohen 1997


Comment: Although the area is historically prone to earthquakes, this one was that once every hundred or thousand years variety. Approximately one thousand kilometers of the continental shelf was fractured. There is no proof of such a design, and until that time, it looks like nature, but you never really know how far this calculated science may have gone.



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 01:17 PM
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Good news, in the midst of this tragedy:

Government on Tuesday said that the Kalpakkam nuclear power plant was safe. "Both the units of the Kalpakkam nuclear power plant are safe. There is no no danger of any radiation," National Security Adviser J N Dixit told reporters after a high-level meeting of top atomic energy officials. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had convened the meeting in the wake of tsunami hitting the nuclear power plant on Sunday.

Kalpakkam nuclear power plant safe: Govt

Indian scientists have a theory about planetary alignments and quakes. They say this earthquake could have been predicted if they were taken seriously. They further claim 99% accuracy for major quakes in the last 100 years. Also, ancient civilizations were aware of planetary alignments prediction natural disasters.

Indian scientists recently found a scientific method of predicting earthquakes quite accurately. *SNIP*

If this theory is true, we are in for many mega earthquakes soon. When two or more planets, moon and earth and sun come in one line, these mega earthquakes happen. The sun influences the rotation of earth. Now imagine you are in a train or bus. If all on a sudden the driver pushes the brake, you tend to move forward in a jerk. Exactly same thing happens when two or more planets line up with earth and pulls from the other side. The tectonic pressures built up get released in specific points of epicenter.

www.indiadaily.com...





[edit on 28-12-2004 by DontTreadOnMe]



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 01:26 PM
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My god....

more than 60,000



The sea and wreckage of coastal towns around the Indian Ocean yielded up tens of thousands of bodies on Tuesday, pushing the toll from Sunday's tsunami close to 60,000.

Reuters



[edit on 28-12-2004 by Banshee]



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 01:27 PM
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Puts this one into perspective......



www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca...

The highest wave ever recorded was near Juneau, Alaska, in 1958. The wave was caused by a massive fall of rock into an enclosed inlet and measured 525 m high(1,720 ft.);

The most people ever killed by a single wave was in East Pakistan (Bangladesh) in 1970. Between 300,000 and 500,000 people perished when a 15 m (50-ft.) storm wave devastated the low-lying coastline;

The most powerful tsunami ever recorded in modern times originated on the Island of Krakatoa near Sumatra in Indonesia. The tsunami was generated when the Mount Perboewaten volcano (thought to be extinct) exploded on August 27, 1883. The wave was over 40 m (130 ft.) when generated and advanced at speeds up to 700 mph across deep oceans. The shock waves circled the world seven times, once every 36 hours. The sea level in San Francisco Bay, 11,000 miles away, was affected. The sound from the massive explosion was heard in Perth, Western Australia nearly 2,000 miles from the volcano.



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 04:04 PM
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Given the obsession of the Illuminati with numbers and dates makes this disaster, and the one in Bam that occured exactly one year ago (to the hour) very suspicious. Even more when you understand their obsession with the number 11.

Sept 11 = 9+1+1 = 11
Dec 26 = 1+2+2+6 =11

Coincidence?



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 04:04 PM
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Ave Maria
Gratia plena
Maria, gratia plena
Maria, gratia plena
Ave, ave dominus
Dominus tecum
Benedicta tu in mulieribus
Et benedictus
Et benedictus fructus ventris
Ventris tuae, Jesus.
Ave Maria

Ave Maria
Mater Dei
Ora pro nobis peccatoribus
Ora pro nobis
Ora, ora pro nobis peccatoribus
Nunc et in hora mortis
Et in hora mortis nostrae
Et in hora mortis nostrae
Et in hora mortis nostrae
Ave Maria



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 04:09 PM
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There's a town of 40,000 people in northwestern Sumatra that's completely destroyed. Government officials are now strongly hinting that most of these missing 40,000 might soon be added to the death totals... which would push the totals near 100,000:

NYTimes< br />
"The United Nation office in Jakarta received an unconfirmed report late Tuesday that as many as 40,000 people had perished in the town of Meulaboh, on Sumatra's western shore. "If that is true," Mr. Elmquist said, "that's going way beyond any of our initial estimates." '


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posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 04:20 PM
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OIMD,

I wonder if these "40,000" constitute the 10,000's of bodies the woman said she could see floating in the water?



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:09 PM
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Originally posted by Valhall
OIMD,

I wonder if these "40,000" constitute the 10,000's of bodies the woman said she could see floating in the water?



Reading through the statements of various indonesian authorities... I'm beginning to get the sense that they think that the real death count could be much higher. After all, they're now at a point where they know that many of the villages that didn't check in via radio or phone after the disaster have been confirmed as destroyed by airborne observation. I mean... I sense that what they thought was just a communication gap may actually be a sign that entire populations were annihilated.

I hate to be morbid, but there will never be an accurate death count here. My gut is telling me that entire populations of the various small islands that are scattered around the region might be lost...



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:15 PM
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Originally posted by onlyinmydreams
I hate to be morbid, but there will never be an accurate death count here. My gut is telling me that entire populations of the various small islands that are scattered around the region might be lost...


I saw a report on one of the news channels, and I don't remember which one I've been flipping around them, but they said that entire tribes on remote islands could have easily been completely wiped out.



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:18 PM
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OMG! what are we up to now, 100,000? Dear lord...this is just incredible!



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:24 PM
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Originally posted by onlyinmydreams
There's a town of 40,000 people in northwestern Sumatra that's completely destroyed. Government officials are now strongly hinting that most of these missing 40,000 might soon be added to the death totals... which would push the totals near 100,000:


*feels sick*

I've decided to update the estimated count in the main story to this number, based on the NY Times article.
God almighty....



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:27 PM
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Originally posted by PistolPete

Originally posted by onlyinmydreams
I hate to be morbid, but there will never be an accurate death count here. My gut is telling me that entire populations of the various small islands that are scattered around the region might be lost...


I saw a report on one of the news channels, and I don't remember which one I've been flipping around them, but they said that entire tribes on remote islands could have easily been completely wiped out.


I can't think of the name right now... but there's a chain of islands off the coast of India that the government keeps under strict quarantine because they're inhabited by stone age peoples who have, in the past, suffered greatly when contacted by mainlanders and seaborne westerners. This blockade has been pretty successful and, supposedly, videos/pictures of these people haven't been taken in years.

Now... groups like these are the ones that have probably been put in the greatest danger by the tsunami.

(I'll try to find the name of this group)

[edit on 28-12-2004 by onlyinmydreams]



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:32 PM
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more tsunami victims:


Summary: Sri Lanka tsunami train victims

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
QUEEN OF THE SEA: Sri Lanka officials say 1,000 tickets were sold for an excursion Sunday from the capital, Colombo, to beach resorts on the train known as "Samudradevi," or "Queen of the Sea."
TRAGEDY STRIKES: The train was swept off the track by Sunday's tsunami.
AFTERMATH: More than 800 people were killed; no relatives claimed 204 of the bodies, so they were buried in a mass grave along the railway line. "This was the only thing we could do," said Venerable Baddegama Samitha, a Buddhist monk and former parliamentarian. "The bodies were rotting. We gave them a decent burial."

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I cannot find words anymore


[edit on 28-12-2004 by jazzgul]



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:39 PM
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I saw an amateur video clip of the wave hitting... a reporter is talking about it when he says the tsunami was caused by a huge underwater volcano. He may very well have mis-spoke. Or perhaps he slipped up and said what really caused the event.



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:46 PM
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I'm not sure if this is the group I was thinking of but, nonetheless, the Andaman Islanders have a very unique cultural and genetic history -- one that doesn't fit in with the regional norms -- and it looks like, based on geography, that they might have been touched by the tsunami:

www2.db.dk...
(overview)


hpgl.stanford.edu...
(genetic studies)

www.indiatravelogue.com...
(general descriptions)



posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 05:50 PM
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800 killed on Sri Lanken train:


TELWATTA, Sri Lanka -- The train known as the Queen of the Sea chugged slowly up the sandy, palm-fringed coast of eastern Sri Lanka, carrying hundreds of residents from the capital to visit relatives or enjoy a day at the sunny resorts near the town of Galle.

The train had nearly reached its destination Sunday when the tsunami struck -- a wall of water some 30 feet high, enveloping the Queen and lifting its cars off the track into a thick marsh, killing at least 802 people.

In the utter wasteland around this once picturesque area, the train stands out -- both as a testament to the force of nature that tossed it off the tracks and as the largest single loss of life on an island that suffered at least 18,706 dead.

The train, which started from the capital, Colombo, Sunday morning had stopped at Telwatta, a village 15 miles from Galle, just before the wave came racing ashore. Many of the dead were local villagers who tried to escape rising waters by climbing on top of the train with the help of the passengers.

On Tuesday, the Queen and the surrounding area were little more than debris. Eight rust-colored cars that lay in deep pools of water amid a ravaged grove of palm trees. The force of the waves had torn the wheels off some cars, and the train tracks twisted like a loop on a roller coaster.


Edit: Oops, Jazzgul just beat me on that one.


Also in Sri Lanka; Rebels and Government Officials Bicker:


This tropical island nation that has long been an ethnic cauldron of disagreement and violence remains one today, even in the face of a national tragedy that's seen 12,500 people perish in monster tsunamis.

Thousands of bodies are being recovered and hundreds of thousands of Sri Lankans have fled their homes, but government troops and Tamil Tiger rebels refuse to work together to locate survivors and help victims.

The Tigers control a vast part of Tamil-majority northeastern Sri Lanka as a virtual independent state with its own administration, police and judiciary. The government controls remaining areas.

A Tamil member of parliament, Joseph Pararajasingham, said government leaders discussing relief efforts "simply were not bothered about the plight of our people."


[edit on (12/28/0404 by PistolPete]



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