Critically wounded boy’s ‘life saviour’ attends his wedding thirty three (33) years later.

Critically wounded boy’s ‘life saviour’ attends his wedding thirty three (33) years later.

Link to the story given below:

The insurgents exploded a bomb in the Gampaha town on the 19th of September 1989.  A three year old boy was critically wounded in this explosion. An emergency neurosurgical procedure was carried out on the  injured boy by the General Surgeon at the Base Hospital, Gampaha on that fateful day. The boy’s life was saved and subsequently recovered completely.

Thirty three years later, the surgeon who saved the boy’s life attended his wedding and was also the attesting witness at the registration of the marriage.

You can read the story of the Bomb explosion, please read the story in the link given below:

THE BOMB EXPLOSION IN GAMPAHA TOWN – 1989

For the benefit of overseas readers we have arranged online purchase available from the below link:

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Speech by Dr Anula Wijesundere

Charith, the soldier – A differently abled War Hero

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17 thoughts on “Critically wounded boy’s ‘life saviour’ attends his wedding thirty three (33) years later.

  1. Dr.Goonetilleke, your dedication and loyalty to your duties have never been questioned. Patients are always grateful when they know that the doctor is very concerned about them. You earned a good reputation from your patients, Colleagues and friends. You have always used your God given talents to do your best. May God continue to bless you & your family

  2. Wow, you are a true blessing sir. This boy should be indebted to you for life. I can remember the mayhem the day of the bomb explosion and how calmly you did your duty.
    God Bless You Sir.

  3. It is heartwarming when patient’s reward you after they are healed and also showing their gratitude.

  4. What a beautiful turn of events. You are truly blessed for saving countless lives. Thank you for sharing!

  5. It is always inspiring to read your life stories. You have contributed immensely to humanity in Sri Lanka. Very best wishes to your family for good health, happiness and prosperity

  6. This is wonderful. It is great that you are keeping in touch with your patients, and they are keeping in touch with you as a mark of gratitude for your service in saving life.

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