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Sri Lankan Buddhist monk sets himself on fire over cattle slaughter

Sri Lankan Buddhist monk sets himself on fire over cattle slaughter

Kandy, Sri Lanka. 24th May 2013 -- Eye witnesses said the monk poured petrol over his body and then lit himself. He was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries, the police added. -- A Buddhist monk set himself on fire outside the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, protesting over the slaughter of cattle, police said. The monk was admitted to the Kandy Hospital with critical burn injuries.
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