In less than 24 hours after being rescued by the forest officials, the elephant which was hit by a speeding Rajdhani express succumb to its injuries.
Notably, the elephant could not bear the pain following which the elephant passed away early today, October 12 after struggling in a pool of mud for more than 40 hours.
It is to be mentioned here that on October 11, a team of doctors was supposed to reach Kaziranga for her treatment. On the other hand, locals alleged that the death of the elephant was a result of late rescue operations and treatment.
The 22-year-old elephant was transported to Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary for further treatment and was supposed be to transported to CWRC for advanced treatment.
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