Elephant prepared for Ratnapura perahera goes on rampage

Elephant prepared for Ratnapura perahera goes on rampage

Written by Staff Writer

17 Sep, 2016 | 11:07 am

An elephant prepared for a perahera in Ratnapura has killed one woman and injured eleven others as it was in distress.

According to the Police Media Spokesperson’s Office, the elephant was prepared and waiting for the commencement of the perahera, when he got distressed and reacted in this manner.

The deceased was a resident of Udaki -Ella, Kiriella.

The injured individuals have been admitted to the Ratnapura General Hospital.

Further investigations have commenced by the Ratnapura Police.

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