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Elephant killed after being hit by train in Assam

Nagaon, Dec 22 (PTI) A male elephant was killed when a special army train hit it in Assam's Nagaon district today, officials said.

A herd of wild elephants was crossing the tracks at Sautalbasti, between Hojai and Jugijan when one of them was hit by the train and fell into a pond, the sources said.

The wounded elephant died of its injuries before medical treatment could be given, they said. Nagaon, Dec 22 (PTI) A male elephant was killed when a special army train hit it in Assam's Nagaon district today, officials said.

A herd of wild elephants was crossing the tracks at Sautalbasti, between Hojai and Jugijan when one of them was hit by the train and fell into a pond, the sources said.

The wounded elephant died of its injuries before medical treatment could be given, they said.