Trump to Indonesia tsunami victims: ‘Praying for recovery and healing’


President Trump on Sunday offered his prayers to the victims of the tsunami that slammed Indonesia, killing hundreds of people.

“Unthinkable devastation from the tsunami disaster in Indonesia,” the president tweeted. “More than two hundred dead and nearly a thousand injured or unaccounted for. We are praying for recovery and healing. America is with you!”

The tsunami was sudden and hit unexpectedly after the volcanic eruption at Anak Krakatau. Over 280 people were killed, more than 1,000 were injured and dozens have been reported missing.

Pope Francis offered his prayers for those killed in the tsunami, as well. Speaking at the Vatican on Sunday, Francis told visitors his thoughts were with those “struck by violent natural calamities.” – READ MORE

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