Due to the 2004 Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, a large number of people died. An Indonesian policeman was declared dead in this accident, but now he has found a psychiatric hospital alive. People are surprised to find Abrip Asep alive after 16 years of the incident. Significantly, 2,30,000 people died due to the earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean. In this way, it emerged as the biggest natural disaster ever.
According to The Sun’s report, family members of Abrip Asep said that during which there was a tremendous earthquake and tsunami in the western province of Aceh in Indonesia. During that time, Asep was on duty. A relative of the policeman said that information about Asep’s life was obtained through a photograph. This picture was shared in the family’s social media chat group. Family members said, we could not believe seeing this picture. It was 16 years since Asep disappeared, so we thought he was dead. We did not know that he is still alive.
Missing after the tsunami, the administration declared dead
The local police has also confirmed that the person found in the psychiatric hospital is Abrip Asep. Asep went missing during the tsunami and was declared dead after that. According to local media, after suffering a natural disaster, he had some mental problems, which was treated in the hospital. At the moment, Asep has been handed over to his family and he looks healthy.
9.2 earthquake and tsunami caused havoc
A spokesman for the local police of Aceh said that although he still has some mental problems due to the tsunami, Asep’s family is happy to see him safe again. At the same time, it has not been clear yet why the information about Asep’s hospitalization was not given to his family. Significantly, on 26 December 2004, there was a tremendous earthquake under the sea. Its intensity on the Richter scale was measured at 9.2. This was followed by a tsunami, which wreaked havoc in Indonesia.
A tremendous tsunami occurred soon after the earthquake
This earthquake was so powerful. This can be gauged that this was the third fastest earthquake recorded so far. It is said that its power was 1500 times more than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Earthquake tremors were felt for about 10 minutes. Soon after, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning. A tremendous tsunami hit Indonesia’s northern coast just 30 minutes after the tremor was felt.