Aug 16, 2018

Kobawaka Thera hospitalized again

The Kiriwehera Chief Monk who was shot and injured recently, has been admitted to hospital again, it is reported.

The Viharadhipathy of the Kiriwehera Ven. Kobawaka Dhamminda Thera was shot at on June 12 and he sustained heavy injuries to his chest, hip and leg. Yesterday (15) the Thera had again experienced pain in the wounded area and was again admitted to a private hospital in Colombo, according to the Viharadhikari of the temple Thalagala Gnaninda Thera.

He noted that several operations were performed on Ven. Kobawaka Dhamminda Thera to remove the bullets embedded in his body and he had also suffered a fracture to his hip bone. Hence the Chief monk had to be admitted to hospital again for further treatment, according to hospital sources.