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Saturday, 25 January 2014 - 20:07
Video: Police protection for a land in Aralaganwila
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Police protection has been given to an area from which extra terrestrial rock fragments were found from the Aralaganwila area in Polonnaruwa.

The Police Media Spokesperson stated that a police group from the Aralaganwila Police has been sent to the area.

Professor and Director of the Buckingham Centre for Astrobiology at the University of Buckingham Chandra Wickramasinghe, had stated that the area should be treated as a national heritage site.

Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe also met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday.


UPDATE: Sunday, 26 January 2014 - 8:48
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Location where meteor fragments were found in Araganwila preserved

The location where the meteor fragments, which are considered the first clue that extra terrestrial life exists, landed in Aralaganwila in Polonnaruwa is being preserved.

Professor and Director of the Buckingham Centre for Astrobiology at the University of Buckingham Chandra Wickramasinghe, who conducted experiments on the meteor fragments, states that the location in question should be preserved as a national heritage site.

Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe has met with President Mahinda Rajapakse at Temple Trees yesterday.

Speaking to our news team Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe stated that President Rajapakse had issued instructions to the relevant officials to take steps to preserve the location in question.



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