Nearly 500 hospitalized
Nearly 500 devotees including children who participated in the Ther
festival held at Lilees Land Estate, Wedamulla, Ramboda were admitted to
hospitals in Gampola, Pussellawa, Kotmale and Wahugupitiya following
It is reported that the devotees had vomited and fainted followed by
loose motion after consuming the food.
Out of these patients, six who were critical have been admitted to
Health authorities took prompt action to ensure precautions and a
large number have been discharged from hospitals by yesterday.