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.
Odisha: 4 elephants killed after being hit by a goods train near Telidihi Village in Jharsuguda. pic.twitter.com/1nyQ2fPJzB
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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