Friday, May 24, 2013

Buddhist monk sets himself on fire to protest against the slaughter of cattle in Sri Lanka

A Buddhist monk has suffered serious injuries after setting himself on fire to protest against the slaughter of cattle.

Sri Lankan police said the monk set himself on fire today near the famed Temple of Buddha's Tooth Relic in the central town of Kandy.

He reportedly had told other monks that he was burning himself to protest the killing of cattle for meat.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2330398/Buddhist-monk-sets-protest-slaughter-cattle-Sri-Lanka.html