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Friday, 24 May 2013 - 14:02
Monk immolates himself before Wahalkada of Sri Dalada Maligawa
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Police stated that a monk has self immolated himself before the Wahalkada of the Sri Dalada Maligawa this morning.

 

The monk identified as B. Indarathana Thera has been admitted to the Kandy General Hospital and is in critical condition.

 

According to police the priest had immolated himself opposing cattle slaughter & a special investigation regarding the incident is currently underway.

 

Moments before setting himself alight the monk had stated that he was doing so against cattle slaughter.

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