Three wild elephants were killed when a train coming from Kerala to Bothanur hit them in the last few months in the Coimbatore Madukkarai forest area.
In this situation, the Chief Forest Officer of Tamil Nadu Sekar Kumar Neeraj personally inspected the railway track here. He was accompanied by many others, including Coimbatore District Forest Officer Ashok Kumar. Forest officials walked about 7 km from the spot where 3 wild elephants died a few months ago after being hit by a train.
The Forest Department has deployed an additional 10 personnel, along with 9 existing ones, to monitor the movement of elephants along the tracks.
The Chief Wildlife Conservator also inquired about them. When asked by the farmers, they said that the train was coming at high speed in the area..
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