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Maharashtra: 2 tiger cubs hit by train, killed in Chandrapur

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Two tiger cubs were Thursday killed after being hit by a train in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district, over 150 kilometres from here, an official said.

The two cubs, around six months old, were hit by the Balharshah-Gondia passenger train near Junona village between Chandrapur and Nagbhid stations around 7-7:30am, killing them instantly, Rishikesh Ranjan, general manager of the state-run Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra told PTI.

He said samples obtained from the two cubs will be sent to labs for tests following which post mortem would be conducted.

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First Published: Thu, November 15 2018. 14:30 IST