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Tsunami Strikes Solomon Islands

A massive earthquake struck Wednesday east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands that has generated a localized Tsunami, five people have been confirmed dead and coastal villages have been damaged, triggering a Pacific wide alert.

A hospital spokesman said four of the victims were elderly, and one was a boy aged 10-12 years old. the toll is expected to rise.

Source: Xinhua. Read full article. (link)

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