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North-East remembers victims of 2004 tsunami

Events were held across the North-East today marking the 10 year anniversary of the tsunami, which left thousands dead as it swept across the coast.

At churches, temples and public memorials, Tamils gathered to remember those who had perished.


Vadamaradchi East


Residents in Batticaloa held remembrance events despite ongoing heavy rains that have caused havoc across the Eastern province.

Manmunai, Batticaloa

Pasikuda, Batticaloa

Sengaladi, Batticaloa

Vaharai, Batticaloa

Kalmunai, Amparai

See our feature on the 10 year anniversary of the tsunami: 'Remembering the tsunami, 10 years on'

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