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23 August 2016 09:32 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A 60-year-old man was killed by a wild elephant in a chena in Sooriyawewa in Embilipitiya this evening, police said.

They said the elephant had attacked four people while they were clearing a forest area for the chena.

One man was killed and the others had run and climbed on to a tree nearby.

The Sooriyawewa Police and the Hambantota Wildlife officers are conducting investigations.

Video by Roshan Gunasekera


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  • tarzan Wednesday, 24 August 2016 09:08 AM

    where those wilpattu lovers ?????????what these people doing , may be sinha le


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