Remembering Tsunami 2004: No end to pain for family that lost five children


Zulkifli Mohd Noor will never open this cupboard again. The memories they contain — new school uniforms, bags and books — of the five children he lost to the tsunami are too painful to confront and too precious to discard. — WAN MOHIZAN WAN HUSSEIN/The Star

There is no ‘closure’ when you have suffered such a loss, not even a decade later.

"They were too young, it wasn’t their time yet ... but I have to accept their fate as a test from Allah,” Zulkifli Mohd Noor says, speaking in Bahasa Malaysia.

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