Business Standard

Elephant killed by speeding train in Jharkhand


Press Trust of India Jamshedpur
A wild elephant was killed

when a speeding train hit her in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, a forest official said on Saturday.
The female elephant was crossing the tracks in the Chakulia area when the Koraput Samaleshwari Express hit it on Friday, Divisional Forest Officer, Abhisekh Kumar said.
A team of forest department officials visited the spot and conducted post-mortem. After the autopsy the carcass of the elephant was buried in the forest area, the official added.

Disclaimer: No Business Standard Journalist was involved in creation of this content

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Feb 29 2020 | 9:58 AM IST

Explore News