Killer tsunami hit Indonesia beach without warning
gang of five people had been arrested and booked under the Bonded Labour Act, Prevention of Atrocities on SC/ST Act and various IPC sections. That bonded labour was practised in the district came to light recently when one of the workers, who toiled for 20 days, escaped from the clutches of the gang by scaling the fence. The workers were allegedly held captive in sheds, taken to the fields for work and beaten up when wages were demanded. Jakarta: An unpredictable chain of events and an inadequate early warning system combined to deadly effect with the tsunami that slammed into coastal areas of Indonesia killing nearly 300 people, disaster officials and experts said Monday.
The killer wave struck tourist beaches and low-lying settlements on both sides of the Sunda Strait with devastating force on Saturday night, catching both residents and disaster monitors totally unawares.