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Speeding train kills elephants in India

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Indian villagers gather near the carcass of an elephant after it was hit by a train near the forests of Marghat in West Bengal state on May 30, 2013.

A speeding passenger train killed three elephants in eastern India on Thursday after the driver failed to see them in time, a state government minister said. Another elephant was reported to be seriously injured. Read BBC story

 

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A crane removes the carcass of a female elephant near a railway track in the Indian state of West Bengal on May 30.

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Spectators gather around the carcass of an elephant calf on a railway track in the Indian state of West Bengal on May 30.

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