Three wild elephants run over by train in Bengal

The carcasses were removed from the tracks by the forest and rail personnel

Kolkata: In a tragic rail accident that occurred on Friday, three elephants died after being hit by a train in South-Eastern Railway’s Bankura-Howrah section in West Bengal. The carcasses were removed from the tracks by the forest and rail personnel According to a senior forest official, two elephant calves and their mother were knocked down by More...

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