Amid sombre scenes, the bodies of three Italians killed in the tsunami tragedy have been brought back to Rome.
Officials and grieving relatives were there to receive them. Engineer Fabrizio Fanesi was among those who remains were repatriated from Phuket.
His death was witnessed by his 14-year-old son, who survived the catastrophe.
The teenager also saw his mother disappear before his eyes, carried away by the waves.
Officially 14 Italians perished in the disaster. Some 700 others remain missing.