Two persons have been killed in two wild elephant attacks that took place in two areas. A 59 year old person died in a wild elephant attack at Ampara – Mangalagama – Kohombagasthalawa.
The Police said that this individual had been returning to his home at about 10.00 pm when the attack had taken place.
Another individual died when attacked by a wild elephant at about 11 last night at Galkiriyagama – Aandiyagala.
The person killed thus was a 62 year old resident of Aandiyagala – Kahalla.