Falling Bo tree kills two devotees in Sri Lanka

Oct 04, Monaragala: At least two persons were killed and many more injured when a branch of a Bo tree fell on to a group of devotees at Sri Sambodhi Viharaya in Monaragala last night. Monaragala police said the Bo tree branch fell due to the gusting winds blowing across the area when the devotees were engaging in religious activities last nigh to mark the Vap full moon Poya day. Nearly 25 devotees, who received injuries in the incident, have been admitted to Monaragala and Badulla hospitals.

Posted from Colombopage.com



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