Saturday, June 18, 2011

Three Baby Elephants Were Killed After Hit By A Train

Three Baby Elephants were killed when they were hit by a Passenger Train near Ambanpola in North of  Colombo today according to the Sources.These Baby Elephants were hit by Train when they were crossing the tracks  in a forested Area near Ambanpola.

The passengers  in the train were  unharmed according to the sources.

This is the second such incident happened involve in a group of Elephants in recent months when three elephants were hit by a train in  Eastern Sri Lanka two  months a go by killing two elephants.

It has been reported that atleast 100 Elephants are killed each year while the estimated 12,000 Elephant Population in the country on 1990 has been dropped to 4000 at present.

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