Apurva Shankar




Age: 8


Summary: daughter of New Delhi-based Indian Air Force (IAF) senior non-commissioned officer Sgt. Ravi Shankar who was among one of more than thousands of people reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while her family were posted at a IAF military station near Campbell Bay in Great Nicobar Islands in India.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: 1996


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Car Nicobar Islands, India