Hong Kong tsunami toll at 21 after one more fatality confirmed
Hong Kong's death toll from December's Indian Ocean tsunami disaster has risen to 21 after one more fatality was confirmed, the government said Monday.
Authorities in Thailand have confirmed the death of one of those reported missing in the December 26 tragedy, it said in a statement.
The government also said 19 other Hong Kong people who were in Thailand when the waves struck still remain unaccounted for.
More then 273,000 people were killed in 12 countries and hundreds of thousands of others were left homeless by the deadly waves, which were sparked by a huge undersea earthquake off the west coast of Indonesia.All rights reserved. © 2005 Agence France-Presse. Sections of the information displayed on this page (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presse.