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Monday, 24 December 2018 - 8:39
Ma-hout killed in elephant attack during karandeniya perehera
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A mahout has been killed in an elephant attack during a perehera at Karandeniya temple yesterday.

Police noted that the elephant went on a rampage during the Karandeniya- Kos-watu-maanaa-na Sri Sudarshana ramaya annual perehera.

The elephant attacked the victim while passing the Karandeniya- Borakanda area, throwing him into a nearby wall.

Additionally It has been reported that the elephant had crushed the victim who was 45 years of age.

Police noted that several houses in the area were damaged during the attack.

wildlife officials tranquillized the elephant at around 4 am and removed him from the area.

Following the incident, police took measures to have spectators and dance troupes moved from the location.



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