Tsunami-hit nations mark 10th year anniversary

Tsunami-hit nations mark 10th year anniversary

Tsunami-hit nations mark 10th year anniversary

Written by Staff Writer

26 Dec, 2014 | 1:26 pm

Memorial services are being held in Indonesia and other nations for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on the 10th anniversary of the disaster.

In Indonesia’s province of Aceh – the worst hit area – Vice-President Jusuf Kalla led tributes to the dead at the Siron mass grave.

Memorial ceremonies will also take place in Thailand and Sri Lanka.

More than 200,000 people died when an underwater earthquake set off massive waves on 26 December 2004 leaving vast destruction.

 

Source: BBC

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