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Monk self-immolates himself in Kandy

A Buddhist monk has set himself on fire at the car park of a prominent Hotel close to Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy in protest against the slaughtering of cattle, the Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.

Ceylontoday, 2013-05-24 12:34:00

Monk self-immolates himself in Kandy

A Buddhist monk has set himself on fire at the car park of a prominent Hotel close to Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy in protest against the slaughtering of cattle, the Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.

The incident has taken place at around 11 this morning.

The monk who had sustained burn injuries has been admitted to the Kandy General hospital. (Ceylon Today Online)

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