Australian dies in Samoan tsunami

AN Australian woman has been killed and six other Australians are yet to be accounted for in Samoa following the earthquake and tsunami that hit the remote Pacific island.

Details of the disaster were still emerging at 2pm but the Department of Foreign Affairs said three other Australians were in hospital.

A Mackay man and his family managed to escape to safety on a hilltop.

If you know anyone from Central Queensland involved in the Samoan emergency please call The Morning Bulletin on 4930 4274 or email The Bully.



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