Odisha: 4 elephants run over by speeding train, die on spot

Odisha: 4 elephants run over by speeding train, die on spot

Four elephants died after they were hit by a goods train near Telidihi Village in Odisha‘s Jharsuguda on Monday morning.

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Updated: Apr 16, 2018, 09:01 AM IST

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Bhubaneswar: Four elephants died after they were hit by a goods train near Telidihi Village in Odisha‘s Jharsuguda on Monday morning.

A herd of elephants was crossing the rail line in the wee hours of the morning when the incident took place. 

As per reports, the herd comprising of a tusker, two female elephants and a baby elephant – were crossing over the railway at around 4 am on Monday when they were hit by the speeding train leading.

 

All the four elephants died on the spot.

Last month, a 20-year-old elephant died after it was hit by a passenger train  Nanda Devi Express in Kansrau range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve (RTR) in Uttarakhand.

With ANI reports

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