The bright-green portions of the grass highlight the outlines of a mass grave at Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, dug and filled with several hundred bodies shortly after the tsunami of December 2004 devastated the coastal regions of the island. More than 30,000 people died in Sri Lanka within a few hours of the tsunami crashing ashore in the early morning, and bodies had to be buried quickly in mass graves due to
fears of disease. Most Sri Lankans claim to have recovered emotionally from the disaster.
The bright-green portions of the grass highlight the outlines of a mass grave at Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, dug and filled with several hundred bodies shortly after the tsunami of December 2004 devastated the coastal regions of the island. More than 30,000 people died in Sri Lanka within a few hours of the tsunami crashing ashore in the early morning, and bodies had to be buried quickly in mass graves due to fears of disease. Most Sri Lankans claim to have recovered emotionally from the disaster. SUN HERALD
The bright-green portions of the grass highlight the outlines of a mass grave at Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, dug and filled with several hundred bodies shortly after the tsunami of December 2004 devastated the coastal regions of the island. More than 30,000 people died in Sri Lanka within a few hours of the tsunami crashing ashore in the early morning, and bodies had to be buried quickly in mass graves due to fears of disease. Most Sri Lankans claim to have recovered emotionally from the disaster. SUN HERALD

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