10-year-old elephant killed while crossing highway


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

The elephant carcass will be sent for a post-mortem to determine the cause of death.

IPOH: A 10-year-old elephant was killed when it was crossing the road at KM60 of the Gerik-Jeli Highway in Gerik, some 130km from here early Wednesday.

Perak Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) director Loo Kean Seong said state officers rushed to the scene at around 9am after they were informed of the 5.30am incident.

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