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Thailand’s southern provinces mark tsunami’s 8th anniversary

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Ban Nam Khem Tsunami Memorial Park in Takua Pa

Ban Nam Khem Tsunami Memorial Park in Takua Pa. Photo: Adventure in Thailand.


PHANGNGA, Dec 26 – Thailand’s Andaman coastal provinces commemorated the eight year anniversary of the 2004 tsunami.

Both tourists and local residents attended the event at the Police Boat memorial in Takua Pa district. The boat was swept onshore by the tidal wave on the Boxing Day eight years ago. A merit-making ceremony was held at Bangmuang temple where ashes of both Thai and foreign victims have been stored.

Read more: MCOT


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