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Wednesday, 17 August 2016 - 8:59
Four wild elephants die after being hit by the night mail- [photos]
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The department of railways has commenced an investigation into the death of 4 wild elephants following the collision with a night train travelling from Mannar to Colombo near the Settikulama railway station last night.

Minor damages have been caused to the train as a result ofthe collision.

When contacted, the Railway Superintendent, Wijaya Samarasinghe  stated that officers from the department of wild life conservation have been deployed at identified areas in order to prevent such incidents

 

pics by Athula Bandara

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