A devotee set fire to himself in Kataragama today and he later succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
The devotee had set fire to himself at the Vishnu Kovil at the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Dewalaya.
A part of the temple also caught fire but it was extinguished.
The devotee was admitted to hospital but he succumbed to his injuries later. (Colombo Gazette)