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Man jumps off Sri Pada Uda Maluwa, goes missing

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By Ranjith Rajapakshe 

Hatton, April 20 (Daily Mirror)- A 33-year-old pilgrim who climbed to Sri Pada went missing after he jumped off the protective fence at the Ratnapura-Sri Pada route at the Uda Maluwa.

The victim was identified as a resident of Sooriyawewa, Hambantota.

He had visited the Sri Pada with two other women yesterday (19) morning and as recorded on CCTV cameras at the Sri Pada Uda Maluwa, the man had suddenly ran down and jumpped off the protective fence while he was climbing down along the Ratnapura-Sri Pada route.

Army personnel from the Laxapana army camp launched an operation to trace the missing youth.

 

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  Comments - 12

  • DOT Saturday, 20 April 2024 06:51 PM

    Check wether he has some "erdi" power ! Please call Airforce to find him !

    Damitha Saturday, 20 April 2024 11:24 PM

    No wonder - from Hambanthota noh!

    Ram Sunday, 21 April 2024 01:40 AM

    Many have gone mental thanks to our political leaders for ruining our country. Young ones have no jobs and the resultant hardships causes mental agony

    Dee Monday, 22 April 2024 07:30 AM

    Well , he was accompanied by two (not one) females! I agree with you! That’s a mania ! (Nothing to do with political or country)

    undying love Sunday, 21 April 2024 05:45 AM

    He probably didn't realise that it is not the Worlds End the place where lots of lovers come to bid a final goodbye and wanted to show off his undying love for the two women he loved. He couldn't decide which one to choose.

    Mahila Sunday, 21 April 2024 06:00 AM

    Insane as much as those, ACCOMPANIED Him to Sri Pada!!????

    Human Being Sunday, 21 April 2024 01:06 PM

    omg what might be the reason? suicide attempt? hope he survived this attempt in god willing :( he must have gone through a lot

    Dee Sunday, 21 April 2024 01:43 PM

    That was quick!

    Ahmed Sunday, 21 April 2024 03:36 PM

    A trend setter?... l hope he was the first and the last of his kind

    ANNECUNT Sunday, 21 April 2024 06:49 PM

    two women are too many to handle , they drive you crazy , look what happend to mahinda , he even gave shiranthi a pension from the government

    Si Pada Deviya -1 Monday, 22 April 2024 09:11 AM

    he will be called Sri Pada Deviyo 2- Mark my word

    Lankanlover Monday, 22 April 2024 11:59 AM

    I burst into laughter man :XD

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