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Old 01-10-2009, 05:20 AM   #49
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Second Earthquake Rocks Indonesia By IRWAN FIRDAUS, AP
posted: 2 HOURS 13 MINUTES AGOcomments: 90filed under: World NewsPRINT|E-MAILMOREText SizeAAAPADANG, Indonesia (Oct. 1) — A powerful earthquake that struck western Indonesia trapped thousands of people under collapsed buildings — including hospitals, a hotel and a classroom, officials said. At least 200 bodies were found in one coastal city and the toll was expected to be far higher.
The temblor Wednesday started fires, severed roads and cut off power and communications to Padang, a coastal city of 900,000 on Sumatra island. Thousands fled in panic, fearing a tsunami.
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