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Male elephant found dead on track in Ker near TN border

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

: A 30-year old male elephant was found dead on a railway track in Kerala, at a spot about seven km near the border early this morning, police said.

Some people noticed the carcass between Walayar and Vattaparai in and informed forest department officials, who rushed to the spot with police.

The body of the tusker was later removed.

Police suspect that the elephant might have been hit by a train proceeding to Palakkad from this city.

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First Published: Sun, November 27 2016. 13:32 IST