The aftermath of the tsunami
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A closer look at the scale of the 2004 tsunami

When the Indian Ocean tsunami struck, ten years ago this week, it was one of the biggest natural disasters in recorded history.

A massive underwater earthquake generated a massive wave that hit land first in the Indonesian province of Aceh, then left a trail of devastation across Asia.

The BBC takes a closer look at the scale of the disaster.

  • 22 Dec 2014
  • From the section Asia
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