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2 jumbos killed, 1 hurt in truck accident at Ghagagaon

22/08/2019 at 8:41 AM

Bhubaneswar: In a worrisome incident for wildlife lovers, two elephants were killed and another elephant got its legs fractured as they were hit by two speeding trucks at Balijodi near Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district early this morning.

According to reports, some pachyderms were passing the road when trucks hit them. The intense of the accident such that two elephants were killed on the spot and another was critically injured. Veterinary doctors have rushed to the spot and are treating the injured jumbo.

While one truck has been seized, another truck could not be got hold of. Police and forest officials have reached the spot and started investigations. 

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