An elephant knocked down by train at Bocajan

An elephant knocked down by train at Bocajan

Bokajan: Adult elephants were killed after being attacked by a train in Bokajan under the eastern forest of Calvi Anron on Sunday, despite efforts by rail and forest authorities to prevent the death of elephants on the tracks. rice field. According to forestry officials, the incident occurred around 8 pm when the Guwahati-Marani Busy Express knocked down an elephant trying to cross the railroad tracks. The impact of the strike was so great that the elephant was thrown about 20 feet away from the truck and died on the spot.

Meanwhile, forest authorities recovered the dead elephant carcass on Monday with the help of a crane. A team of veterinarians performed autopsies and other procedures, and the Forest Office later buried the corpse in a nearby tea plantation.

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