In Memoriam: Tsunami 2004

Saturday, 27 December 2014 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A memorial monument to commemorate the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami was held yesterday in Peraliya, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was one of the worst hit countries of the 9.1 magnitude quake with around 35,000 deaths. Throughout the affected region of 11 countries, nearly 230,000 people were killed, making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history