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Friday, December 26, 2014

World are commemorating 10 years of the tsunami

World are commemorating 10 years of the tsunami

Tsunami warning was held to commemorate the victims of Germany, Austria and Switzerland in Khao Lak, Thailand

10th anniversary ceremony was held in the Indonesian tsunami and other countries to commemorate the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami.
In Aceh province, Indonesia tsunami affected -kawasan terparah- Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla and pilgrimage rites in mass graves Siron.
Memorial service was also held in Thailand and Sri Lanka.

More than 200,000 people were killed when an earthquake and tsunami struck on December 26, 2004.

In the capital, Banda Aceh, Kalla would like to thank the local and international volunteers for their help rebuild Aceh.

In Thailand, people recalled the disaster with a series of events and religious rituals throughout the day on Friday (26/12).

In the fishing village of Ban Nam Khem, Phang Nga province, people lay flowers at a memorial featuring the names of the victims.
Victims of foreign

Nearly 5,500 people died in Thailand, including tourists from European countries.

In Sri Lanka, trains Ocean Queen Express-which became a symbol of the Tsunami tragedy will be the center of the convening of the memorial service.
Ten years ago, the train was packed when the tsunami struck south of the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.

More than 1,700 people were killed in a train disaster in the world's largest.
The tsunami also struck Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malaysia, Maldives and eastern African countries like Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania.

The strength of the earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia -eartquick world since 1964- releasing giant waves across the Indian Ocean and is called the tsunami. (BBC)

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