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45 Elephants, 150 Wild Animals Killed on Railway Tracks

Dais Newsfeed | 29/06/2022 01:55 PM | Click to read full article

At least 45 elephants have been killed on railway tracks between 2019 and 2021, while more than 150 other wild animals have died the same way during the said period, government data analyzed by CNN-News18 shows.

Further, elephant deaths on tracks have nearly doubled from 10 to 19 between 2019 and 2021, as per the data from the Ministry of Railways presented in the Lok Sabha.