Ele­phant shot af­ter killing 15

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

An ele­phant which killed 15 peo­ple in eastern In­dia over the past few months was shot dead on Fri­day. Ac­cord­ing to for­est of­fi­cials, a hunter shot two bul­lets in the head of the an­i­mal, and an­other round was fired as a con­fir­ma­tion shot. For­est of­fi­cials tried to tran­quil­ize the ele­phant from a dis­tance of 30 me­ters, but the an­i­mal sud­denly ran to charge them, forc­ing the hunter to open fire, re­ported the Hin­dus­tan Times.

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