Tsunami causes deaths in American Samoa-US park service

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 29 Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:06pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A tsunami following an earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off has caused some deaths in American Samoa , but there is no word of how many died, an official for the U.S. National Park Service said on Tuesday.

Holly Bundock, spokeswoman for the National Park Service's Pacific West Region in Oakland, California, quoted Mike Reynolds, superintendent of the National Park of American Samoa, as saying there had been some deaths.

(Reporting by Jim Christie, Editing by Howard Goller)

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