Sri Lanka remembers devastating 2004 tsunami

Sri Lanka remembers devastating 2004 tsunami

Sri Lanka remembers devastating 2004 tsunami

Written by Staff Writer

26 Dec, 2014 | 10:36 am

Today marks 10 years since a massive tsunami struck Sri Lanka.

The disaster hit at 9.25 a.m. on Dec. 24, 2004, a moment that affected all those in Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, National Safety Day falls today. The Ministry of Disaster Management has made arrangements to commemorate National Safety Day 2014, the year marking 10 years from the occurrence of the tsunami disaster, focusing the District of Hambantota.

Accordingly, the ministry made arrangements to observe two minutes of silence from 9.25 a.m. to 9.27 a.m. in remembrance of individuals who lost their lives and for persons who went missing following the tsunami disaster.

Tsunami

The world’s worst train tragedy also took place in Peraliya during this time.

 Tsunami Train accident

Tsunami Sri Lanka

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