Forces continue drive against Ruhunupita elephants

Forces continue drive against Ruhunupita elephants

Written by Staff Writer

06 Dec, 2013 | 11:29 am

The elephant drive that began in the Ruhunupita village in the Polonnaruwa-Welikanda Divisional Secretariat continued on Thursday as well.  The drive is an effort to direct wild elephants to the Maduru-Oya Forest Reserve and commenced on Wednesday evening.

 The drive which halted at the Maithri-Gama area continued on Thursday to the Ridithenna area.

 Members of the Wildlife Department as well as security personnel took part in the drive.  Our area correspondent stated that Thursday’s leg of the drive continued into the night as well.

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