Wild elephant knocked by a jeep in Hambantota

Wild elephant knocked by a jeep in Hambantota

Wild elephant knocked by a jeep in Hambantota

Written by Staff Writer

10 Jan, 2019 | 4:23 pm

Colombo (News1st): A wild elephant was knocked down by a jeep in Mayurapura, Hambanthota along the Matara – Kataragama main road. The accident took place around 8.00 last night.

The wild elephant was crossing the road when the jeep had knocked him. Three people including a woman were injured and admitted to the Hambanthota Base Hospital.

The woman was later transferred to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for further treatments. A team from the Bundala Wildlife office has been dispatched to look into the condition of the elephant.

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