phuket tsunami

THAILAND, Phuket : Thai students place candles on a sand sculpture during commemorations on the the tenth anniversary of the 2004 tsunami at Patong beach in Phuket province on December 26, 2014. In the morning of December 26, 2004 a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia’s western coast generated a series of massive waves that killed more than 220,000 people across 14 countries as far apart as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Somalia. AFP PHOTO/Pornchai KITTIWONGSAKUL