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Sri Lankan Man Dies After Burying Himself Alive, Earns Darwin Award Nomination on Twitter

Twenty-four year old Sri Lankan man, Janka Basnayake, perished on Saturday after trying to set a record for the longest time that anyone has been buried alive. Basnayake’s final attempt may have been up to 6 1/2 hours; he was buried at 9:30 a.m. and exhumed at 4 p.m.. When he came to the surface he was unconscious and taken …

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