Explosives, “Hakka Pattas” have been found hanging from a tree at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Kegalla Police have launched investigations into the incident. An employee of the elephant orphanage has found the explosives hung on a tree on “Maa Oya Bank” in Pinnawala. The employees pointed out that the elephants of the orphanage could have been severely wounded due to Hakka Pattas explosives. A special committee has been appointed to investigate into the incident on the orders of Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera.