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Waves 'as high as coconut trees' during Sunda Strait tsunami - witnesses

Last update: 12/01/2019
By MUHAMMAD AFIQ MOHD ASRI

BANTEN (Indonesia), Jan 11 (Bernama) -- The devastating tsunami which struck the Sunda Strait about three weeks ago, affecting the Sumur and Taman Jaya 2 districts as well as the areas surrounding them, was like a 'nightmare' to the local residents.

Yatnor, 40, said saw waves as high as eight meters, about the height of an average coconut tree.

"At the time, I was relaxing with my friends (friends) on the second floor of my wooden house in Sumur, when I saw the villagers trying to flee after seeing the huge tsunami waves.
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