Wild elephant attacks in Nawula and Horowpathana

Wild elephant attacks in Nawula and Horowpathana

Wild elephant attacks in Nawula and Horowpathana

Written by Staff Writer

21 Jun, 2018 | 8:10 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Two people has been killed in a wild elephant attack in the Lihinipitiya area in Nawula. Police said that the incident occurred while the two victims, aged 29 and 30, were returning home from a relative’s house.

Meanwhile a Buddhist monk was attacked by a wild elephant in the Wewalkatiya area on the Medawachchiya – Horowpathana road early last morning.Our correspondent said the Thero who was initially admitted to the Rathmalgahawewa Hospital was attacked by an elephant from the Olandawa Reserve in Horowpathana.

The Thero was thereafter transferred to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

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