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Sunday, 18 August 2013 - 13:15
Gamunu tusker who was thought to have been shot - safe
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Chief Incumbent of the Sithulpawwa Raja Maha Viharaya Ven. Metaramba Hemarathana thera stated that the Gamunu tusker who is seen near the temple is safe.

 

Earlier today there were reports that the tusker may have been shot by a group.

 

However, Minister of Wildlife Vijith Vijayamuni Soyza stated that there were 2 tuskers known as Gamunu.

 

Meanwhile, Army Spokesperson Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya stated that the tusker had come dangerously close to a fleet of tourist vehicles in the Palatupaana area and an Army Officer had fired a warning shot to the air to chase away the tusker.

 

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