Just days after an elephant was killed by a train in West Bengal, a leopard died today in Chandrapur, Maharashtra after being hit by a train.
Maharashtra: A leopard died in Mul town of Chandrapur district, after being hit by a train, today. pic.twitter.com/t0lWQO9KlF— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2019
Coming as another incident in which a wild animal has died due to urbanization, people on Twitter voiced their concerns about the plight of animals and growing encroachment.
We're losing so many wild animals to accidents on railway tracks and highways but nobody wants to address this problem.— Devika (@Dayweekaa) October 8, 2019
The incident happened when the Ballarpur-Gondia passenger train struck the leopard near the core of Chandrapur district, reports Hindustan Times.
Upon receiving information of the incident, the Forest Department rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy.