10 years on, tsunami-hit city is cleaned up but concerns linger over hazardous waste

December 21, 2014 5:00 AM

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10 years on, tsunami-hit city is cleaned up but concerns linger over hazardous waste

In this Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004 photo, motorists ride through debris on a street in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. Ten years after that gigantic wave swept into this city of 4 million on the day after Christmas, Banda Aceh has been almost totally restored. The tangled mountains of rubbish are gone, and it's hard to imagine the destruction that once choked rivers, blocked streets and ripped up trees by the roots. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File) (The Associated Press)

In this Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 file photo, debris litter the front lawn of Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. Ten years after that gigantic wave swept into this city of 4 million on the day after Christmas, Banda Aceh has been almost totally restored. The tangled mount...

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