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The death toll sharply increased because we found about 12,000 bodies in the town of Sabang,'' ministry spokeswoman Mariani Reksodiprodjo told Kyodo News, referring to a popular resort on Weh Island, just north of Sumatra Island.
NEW studies claim the final death toll from the south-east Asian earthquake will top 79,000.
Among Japan's 47 prefectures, the death toll came to seven in Tokyo, followed by six in Ehime, and five each in Miyagi, Niigata and Osaka.
Torrential rains yesterday compounded the misery of two million marooned Indian villagers, as the death toll from floods across South Asia rose to at least 289, officials said.
If the 228 persons declared missing since 2002 are declared dead, the death toll will go up from 952 to 1180.
THE official British death toll rose to 40 yesterday as five more deaths were confirmed in Sri Lanka.
Beijing accounted for 17 of the new cases and both deaths, the health ministry said,bringing the death toll there to 147.
The death toll from Congo's air tragedy, when a cargo plane's doors sprung open in mid-air, will probably rise above the 14 deaths announced so far.
The confirmed death toll from one of the worst earthquakes to hit Colombia in more than a century reached 700 on Tuesday as survivors anxiously awaited relief supplies and prayed for signs of life under the rubble.
The death toll is expected to rise further as the army continues the indiscriminate shelling of residential areas in Syria, according to an LCC statement received here.
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dhu-AlHijjah 15, 1433, Oct 31, 2012, SPA -- The director of Haiti's civil protection agency said the death toll from Hurricane Sandy is now 54, AP reported.