One killed, 11 injured after Perahera elephant goes on rampage

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A 60-year-old woman was killed and 11 others injured when an elephant went on rampage at the Ratnapura Maha Saman Devalaya before its final Perahera commenced last night, Police said.

They said the injured were admitted to the Ratnapura Hospital.

Initial investigation revealed that the deceased, J. Leelawathi of Niriella, had been under treatment for blood pressure.

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  • Ali baba Saturday, 17 September 2016 02:32 PM

    Stop animal cruelty.

    Citizen Saturday, 17 September 2016 06:45 PM

    It is a UNP elephant via DM Android App

    Don Saturday, 17 September 2016 09:48 AM

    Its time a discussion was held to preserve this great animal in the wild. And more studies done to study its temperament and make mahoots educated before letting them in parades. Tourists dont like to see animal abuse. via DM Android App

    ANTON Saturday, 17 September 2016 10:19 AM

    ONCE IN A WHILE ELEPHANTS TOO GO ON RAMPAGE.

    annoyed Saturday, 17 September 2016 10:49 AM

    Let animals be animals and humans act as humans.

    Lokka Sunday, 18 September 2016 03:06 PM

    Hahahaha UNP elephant p via DM Android App


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