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Tsunami warning 'sparked panic'

A Manxman in Malaysia has described how locals jammed the roads after tsunami warnings were issued following two earthquakes today.

Steve Noon is in Penang, Malaysia’s second-smallest state, and was on the beach when the earthquakes hit.

However, he found out about the tsunami warnings when friends in Kuala Lumpur contacted him – and he decided to take his young daughter and seek higher ground.

Steve says everything turned out fine, but that didn’t stop widespread panic among locals.

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