Wild elephant attacks foreign couple, man killed

24 May 2016 06:36 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A foreigner was killed and his female companion injured when a wild elephant attacked them while they were riding on a motorbike on Habarana-Sigiriya Road this afternoon, police said.

They said the man was identified as a 26-year-old Ukraine national.

The injured was admitted to the Habarana Hospital.

 

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  • Ganesha Wednesday, 25 May 2016 01:56 PM

    FOREIGNERS should be given proper guidance about the terrain through which they travel alone to avoid unnecessary disater

    Unchikuni Tuesday, 24 May 2016 08:28 PM

    In Habarana on a motorbike? Unlike humans, elephants are not racist. White, yellow, brown or black, for them it is all the same. A great and majestic animal. Keep away from its habitat.


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