Baby found in trees days after Indonesia tsunami

Relief coordinator Hermansyah says the little boy is recovering in a health centre. He says a 10-year-old child discovered the baby in a clump of trees on Pagai Selatan island yesterday. Both his parents are dead.

The discovery is one of the few bright spots in the tsunami that flattened villages and displaced tens of thousands of people when it hit Monday. Residents of the Mentawai chain of islands today dug graves and gathered in makeshift shelters. Officials said they fear that hundreds of missing people were swept out to sea and will never be found.

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