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SL marks 15th anniversary of 2004 tsunami

Sri Lanka on Thursday marked the 15th anniversary of the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that killed over 35,000 people in the island nation.

Several programmes, including religious functions, have been organized with the participation of the armed forces, the police across the island to commemorate the country”s worst ever natural disaster, reports the Colombo Page.

The National Safety Day or the main national event will be held in front of the Peraliya Tsunami Monument in Telwatte, Galle with the participation of tri-forces, police and the public.

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