Indonesian tsunami detector 'was severed'

January 31, 2008 (AFP) — A crucial part of a tsunami detection system placed in Indonesia’s busy Sunda Strait has gone missing amid indications that it was deliberately removed, an Indonesian official said Thursday. The device is one of just four installed off Indonesia so far as part of a regional alert system designed to help predict the kind of killer waves that swept the Indian Ocean in December 2004. Full Report