The carcass of the 2-year-old elephant who died after being hit by a train in Dehradun on Monday. (Photo/ANI)
The carcass of the 2-year-old elephant who died after being hit by a train in Dehradun on Monday. (Photo/ANI)

Uttarakhand: Elephant dies after being hit by train in Dehradun

ANI | Updated: Jul 27, 2020 15:59 IST

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], July 27 (ANI): An elephant died after being hit by a train in Doiwala area of Dehradun earlier on Monday morning, according to forest officials.
The officials said that the elephant's body was found inside a 10-feet deep gorge near the railway crossing at Nakronda Gularghati Zero Point, at 05:30 am today.
Forest Department Lachhiwala and Thano Range Ranger NL Dobal reached the spot upon receiving information about the accident from the locals.
"At night, elephants keep passing from here. A mother and her two-year-old baby elephant were crossing from this area when a train hit the baby and it fell into the nullah. It is possible that the baby elephant received serious injuries from the fall," said NL Dobal, Forest Ranger. (ANI)

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