Swedish children missing in tsunami

Two Swedish children were on Monday reported missing on the Indonesian island of Java after a tsunami hit the island, the Swedish foreign ministry said.

“The two children are between five and 10 years old,” ministry spokeswoman Nina Ersman said.

The children’s father was receiving treatment at a hospital in Java. The family was on the beach at Pangandaran when the tsunami struck, according to Swedish news agency TT.

At least 67 people were killed and scores injured, according to local television, after a tsunami smashed into the south of Java island following a strong undersea earthquake.