Elephant struck by thunderbolt

14 April 2012 09:46 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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An elephant belonging to the Kotte Rajamaha Viharaya has been killed yesterday after being struck by lightening sources said. The Police confirmed that they had received information regarding the incident.

According to our source the mahout of the elephant had taken the elephant to his house in Ingiriya in order to observe religious rituals as a part of the Sinhala Tamil New Year. The elephant had been struck by lightning while he was stationed at the mahouts residence in Ingiriya.






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  • xlntgson Sunday, 15 April 2012 09:16 AM

    Bad omen for whom?

    Weha Saturday, 14 April 2012 11:38 AM

    I believe this is because the tree it was TIED to, was struck by lightning.

    Invictusrilankan Monday, 16 April 2012 04:15 AM

    YES this IS a bad sign!!! A very bad Sign for the Elephant! Come on people...as Buddhists we HAVE to stop being so Superstitious like people who have no sense of Karma and life!!!

    Punchi Putha Saturday, 14 April 2012 12:50 PM

    Even the elephants are not spared

    Kuru Saturday, 14 April 2012 03:14 PM

    Oh My God.
    Is it a BAD sign ? ? ?


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