11 years since the boxing day Tsunami


Today marks 11 years since the Indian Ocean Tsunami which claimed thousands of lives across 14 countries.

The Disaster Management Centre stated that commemoration events have been organized in every District, in line with the National Safety day.

The 9.0 magnitude earthquake killed nearly 230 thousand people with Sri Lanka suffering over 35 thousand deaths.

The General Public is requested to observe a two minutes silence from 9.25 AM today in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the tragedy.

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