An adult male elephant was Friday mowed down by way of a train in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, a forest official said.
The incident comes a day after a jumbo having its head chopped off was found also in the exact same district. The incident happened in Mongpong, on the fringe of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, once the Siliguri-Alipurduar Express hit the jumbo.
“The incident happened Friday morning. There is a need certainly to further restrict the speed limit of the trains on the Siliguri-Alipurduar stretch. We are discussing on lowering the speed limit to below 25 km,” said Chief Wildlife Warden N.C.Bahuguna.Continue