Wild elephant on rampage, two injured

22 March 2011 05:08 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A father and his ten- year-old daughter were seriously injured when a wild elephant went on rampage in the Medagama town this morning.

The police was informed around 6.30 am by the public about the wild elephant from the Nilgala Forest Reserve and it was chased by the police in the Medagama- Maallegama road. The elephant first attacked a trishaw and then attacked the motorbike on which the injured were riding.

They were admitted to the Moneragala Hospital and the wild elephant was chased to the Nilgala Forest Reserve by the police with the assistance from wildlife officials and villagers in the area. (Supun Dias and Prasanna Pathmasiri)

  Comments - 13

  • ampare son Tuesday, 22 March 2011 02:42 PM

    is wild life minister still sleepy?

    Looking4 Marvin Tuesday, 22 March 2011 09:37 AM

    This elephant is looking for Marvin silva?

    JUNIOR CITIZEN Tuesday, 22 March 2011 09:57 AM

    no need to kill they r all dead, last rights performed on 17th night

    freedilfin Tuesday, 22 March 2011 10:22 AM

    Why do you people always drag politics in to every news item?

    Singha Tuesday, 22 March 2011 05:36 AM

    I hope they dont kill the elephant

    Mohan Tuesday, 22 March 2011 06:00 AM

    Our people are brutes. Why cant they arrange for treatment of the suffering animal? I terribly upset when I read about animals in distress.

    Shan Fernando Tuesday, 22 March 2011 06:52 AM

    we are so much woried about the animal. how about the inocent farther and his daughter

    Rohan Kariyawasam Tuesday, 22 March 2011 11:47 AM

    Didnt I tell you we got the best commandar in the world in this case we commanded the elephant to do this damage

    Bird Eye Tuesday, 22 March 2011 07:03 AM

    The big animal does not have enough space to live.

    Boobamba Tuesday, 22 March 2011 08:08 AM

    Is this "town area" is without electric fencing? What a pity!

    Uspet Sirilankan Tuesday, 22 March 2011 08:19 AM

    Has he come from Sirikotha after yesterday's meeting?

    sham Tuesday, 22 March 2011 08:46 AM

    i think these Elephants can't Tolerate the Elction Result...

    Ranil Tuesday, 22 March 2011 09:12 AM

    There is only one wild elephant in that area

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