March 1, 2005
by Kevin Caruso
The skeletal remains of 29 people have been found in Sri Lanka by local police. The remains were found near the site where a commuter train was swept away by the tsunami.
More that 2,000 people were killed on the train when the tsunami hit Many of the victims had jumped on the train seeking safety as the tsunami approached.
The remains were recovered on March 1st from a pool of muddy water.
Over 30,000 Sri Lankans perished in the tsunami, which ranks second in overall deaths behind Indonesia.