18 Year Remembrance Held at Tsunami Memorial Wall in Maikhao, Phuket

Maikhao, Phuket –

Religious ceremonies were held at the Tsunami Memorial Wall in Maikhao for the 18th  year of remembrance for the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in Phuket.

Three religious ceremonies which were Christianity, Buddhism, and Islam were held this morning (December 26th) at the Tsunami Memorial Wall in Mai Khao, Thalang in remembrance of the 18 years since the tragic tsunami on Phuket Island.

In total 45 nationalities of victims are listed on the wall and their bodies were buried behind the wall in a graveyard. Flowers were placed on the wall to remember those lost in the incident.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.


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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.