Elephant dies after being in critical condition for over a month

Friday, 11 June 2021 - 18:07

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The elephant that was in a critical condition for more than a month in a reserve in the Kanagarayankulam Pudur area in Vavuniya died this morning (11).

The 15-year-old elephant had fallen into a ditch in the reserve due to an infection and was treated by the Northern Province Veterinary Surgeon and Vavuniya Wildlife Officer.

Hiru Correspondent stated that State Minister Dilum Amunugama, as well as the person named 'Ali Roshan', visited the elephant recently.

However, the elephant has died after being rescued with the help of a crane.