Jharsugida: Four elephants were run over by a goods train at the Telidihi village of Jharsugida district in the wee hours of Monday.
The accident took place when Howrah-Mumbai Express hit the elephants at the double-crossing railway tracks near Telidihi village railway crossing. The four dead animals included one baby elephant too, according to officials.
The incident had left the tracks inoperable for a few hours. Forest officials are trying to remove the bodies with the help of cranes and have succeeded in clearing one track.