Elephants run amok: One dead two injured | Daily News


Elephants run amok: One dead two injured

One person was killed and two others injured following a wild elephant attack in Moraketiya, Embilipitiya, yesterday.

Two wild elephants which had stormed into a residential area had been driven off by the villagers. But one elephant had headed towards Liyanagama, while the other had ventured into the Hathe Ela area and later had caused damage to property and crops.

One person had died on admission to hospital, while the others are receiving treatments at the hospital.

The other two victims, according to Embilipitiya Base hospital sources were not in a critical condition. 

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