Two more Czech victims of tsunami disaster identified

Two more Czech victims of the Indian Ocean disaster have been identified in Thailand, bringing the number of confirmed Czech victims to three. Five more Czechs are missing in Thailand and Sri Lanka. It is believed that none of them survived the disaster. The Czech Foreign Minister Cyril Svoboda on Friday visited the island of Puket which was devastated by the tsunami. He was acquainted with some of the charity projects funded from Czech donations, including the reconstruction of fishing villages and local schools. He praised the work of NGOs and handed over some medical equipment to the local hospital. Czechs have sent some 40 million crowns in public donations to the devastated region.