Samidah, a relative of a victim, cries in Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi, where increasing numbers of Indonesians are desperately trying to reach missing relatives but are unable to make contact by cellphone. Photo: AFP

As thousands remain unaccounted for in Indonesia, families call in vain to the missing

With cellphone towers and other infrastructure damaged by the quake and an ensuing tsunami, many have not heard from family, who are among thousands believed unaccounted for in the disaster

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Samidah, a relative of a victim, cries in Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi, where increasing numbers of Indonesians are desperately trying to reach missing relatives but are unable to make contact by cellphone. Photo: AFP
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