A wild tusker died after hitting with a train

Wild tusker died at railway track

A wild tusker died after a train ran over the animal near Jeranga Dehuri Sahi under the Jarapada forest range in Angul district Thursday night.

A source said the incident took place when Sambalpur-Shalimal – Mahimagosain express hit the elephant at around 9:30 PM while the elephant was crossing the railway track.

The tusker died on the spot.

Senior forest officials have reached the spot and are inquiring into the incident

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