Mother finds son again almost 16 years after tsunami Sri Lanka | Abroad

0
20


The boy, identified as Akram Rizkhan, was 5 years old when the tsunami devastated his village of Karativu, 367 km east of the capital, on December 26.

The child was initially admitted to a hospital in the area and then adopted by a family, the boy’s mother said.

“I searched for my son for years, but could not find him. I appealed to the president and sought help from the police, ”she told reporters after the reunification.

Dna-test

She eventually received information that her son had been adopted and came into contact with the family. After a DNA test was performed, the mother was reunited with her son.

The tsunami left more than 38,000 dead in Sri Lanka and caused massive damage to coastal villages in the eastern, southern and western provinces. Across Southeast Asia, about 230,000 people were killed by the tidal waves.





Source link by https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/2115827619/moeder-vindt-zoon-bijna-16-jaar-na-tsunami-sri-lanka-terug

*The article has been translated based on the content of Source link by https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/2115827619/moeder-vindt-zoon-bijna-16-jaar-na-tsunami-sri-lanka-terug
. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here