Lightening damages a wall of Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya - Lightening Damages

The Sigiriya Rock Fortress was damaged Tuesday (23) afternoon when it was struck by lightening.  A section of  the wall near the Lion’s Paw  in the Sigiriya Rock  collapsed  by the lightning strike and the damage is not severe said the Archaeological Department spokesman.

Sigiriya the first fortress city in Sri Lanka comes under the Cultural Triangle. It is also among UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.


Source: Government News Portal