Jharsugida (Odisha) [India], Apr. 16: Four elephants were run over by a goods train at the Telidihi village of Jharsugida district in the wee hours of Monday.

The accident took place when Howrah-Mumbai Express hit the elephants at the double-crossing railway tracks near Telidihi village railway crossing.

The four dead animals included one baby elephant too, according to officials.

The incident had left the tracks inoperable for a few hours. Forest officials are trying to remove the bodies with the help of cranes and have succeeded in clearing one track. (ANI)

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