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Professor Athula Senarathna of the University of Peradeniya says that the stone that fell on a house in Ragala yesterday was a meteor.

Soon after the newsbreak, a group of scientists led by the Head of the Geological Survey Unit of Peradeniya University Dr. Jagath Gunasekera visited the area and began inspecting the stone fragments.

According to the findings of the University research group, Professor Senarathna confirmed that the stone was a meteor.

Research Scientist attached to the Arthur C Clerke Center Dr. Saraj Gunasekera told our news team yesterday that his center was also ready to send the Ragala stone to India for further inspection.  

Update : Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 7:39
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Ragala Unidentified stones to Peradeniya University.

The unknown stone which fell on a house at the Ragala Estate in Matale yesterday has been sent to University of Peradeniya for further inspections.

A group of scientists led by Head of the Geological Survey Unit of Peradeniya University Dr. Jagath Gunasekera visited the area and took away the stone fractions for further check up.

Research Scientist attached to the Arthur C Clerke Center Dr. Saraj Gunasekera told our news team yesterday that his center can send the Ragala stone to India and check whether it was a meteor.   

 Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 12:42
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An unknown stone falls on a house in Ragala.

The Arthur C Clerke Centre of the Moratuwa University stated that its scientists are ready to inspect unknown stones that fell on a house at Ragala Estate in Walapane early this morning.

Research Scientist Dr. Saraj Gunasekera said that his institute is ready to send the alien stone to India for further inspection and verification.

The owner of the house on which the strange stone fell in Ragala Estate in Walapane H.B. Ranjanee described the incident to our news team.

The Crime Division of the Ragala police have also conducted an investigation with regard to the unknown stone fall.

Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that particles of the stone have scattered within an area of 26 square feet.

Various reports about alien objects and stones were published in the past several weeks.



 



















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