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No facts revealed to indicate that the elephant deaths had been caused due to poisoning

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 30, 2019 19:13

No facts revealed to indicate that the elephant deaths had been caused due to poisoning

Veterinary surgeons claim that so far no stipulated facts have been revealed that that the cause for the death of elephants in the HiriwadunnaThmubikulama Reserve in Habarana had been caused due to poisoning.
Wildlife veterinary surgeon Dr. ChandanaJayasinghe said that they could properly announced the cause for the death of the wild elephants after the conduct of further scientific examination. He said that samples of carcasses have been directed to the Government Analyst.
Dr. ChandanaJayasinghe mentioned that they have already sent the blood samples to the Government Analyst Department to do the laboratory test to check whether the dead bodies contain any poisons,” he said adding that at the moment the only possible reason for seven deaths can be attributed to poisoning.
The Army, Wildlife officials and residents are jointly further conducting examinations in the Kumbikulama Reserve. Residents of the area say that such a tragic incident had never occurred in this area.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 30, 2019 19:13

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