Saturday, October 08, 2016

2 killed by wild elephants in Galgamuwa and Thanthirimale

Six deaths have been reported due to various accidents that occurred in several parts of the island.

Reports indicated that the deaths have been caused by wild elephant attacks, motor accidents and drowning.

A 27 year old woman was killed early this morning at Kudagama area in Thanthirimale after being attacked by a wild elephant.

The two children of the victim, aged seven and three, were also admitted to the hospital in critical condition.

Reports indicated that the incident occurred after the wild elephant invaded a vegetable cultivation near the residence of the victim.

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