In­done­sian killed by wave

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A MAN in In­done­sian east­ern Pa­pua prov­ince was killed by tsunami waves from Ja­pan’s mas­sive earth­quake. The 25-year-old man drowned af­ter he was swept away by the waves late on Fri­day in a coastal vil­lage near the pro­vin­cial cap­i­tal Jaya­pura, lo­cal search and res­cue agency chief Suy­atno said.

‘‘ He was rid­ing a mo­tor­cy­cle and was on his way to warn his fam­ily about the tsunami.’’

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