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Fishing Boat on a house, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

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Banda Aceh, Indonesia. During the tsunami of 26th December 2004, a fishing boat was thrown by the wave, from the fishing port nearby, on to the roof of a house. It has become a memorial to to people who perished that day. 57 people were saved, when they climbed on to the boat.

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