Shenya Amit

 

 

Age: 20

 

Summary: Sri Lankan PhD student and eldest daughter of well-known Hansard parliamentary newspaper editor Morano Amit who along with her parents and younger sister Tania were 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 she was embarking on a day trip with her family at a nearby coastal town in Sri Lanka.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1984

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka