Lives lost during wild elephant attack due to negligence

Sunday, 24 March 2013 - 12:58


The Department of Wild Life states that 85% of human lives claimed in wild elephant attacks are due to individual negligence.


Director General of the Department H.D. Rathnayeke expressing his views to our news team stated that most attacks were sustained while attempts had been made to either travel during night, collect fire wood and traveling under the influence of intoxicants.