Colombo Telegraph

End Cattle Slaughter: Sri Lanka’s First Attempt At Self-Immolation By A Buddhist Monk

Buddhist monk Bohowatte Indararatna thero today set himself on fire in Kandy outside the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic demanding an end to cattle slaughter, Sri Lanka’s first attempt at self-immolation by a monk, police said. He was rushed to the Kandy hospital with severe injuries and later transferred to General Hospital, Colombo.

 

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