Indian national on pilgrimage dies in Lanka

An 83-year-old Indian national who was on a pilgrimage to a Hindu temple located in Sri Lanka`s central region of Kotmale died following an accident.

Updated: Mar 01, 2011, 19:15 PM IST

Colombo: An 83-year-old Indian national who
was on a pilgrimage to a Hindu temple located in Sri Lanka`s
central region of Kotmale died following an accident.

The man, named Jeganath Sahu, who hails from Orissa,
slipped down the steps leading to the hilly location of the
Hanuman temple, police said today.
Authorities at the Kandy hospital where he was rushed for
treatment said internal hemorrhage led to his death.
His wife and son were also travelling with him.

PTI