Amid Brutal Killing Of Avni & Rising Tiger Deaths, 2 Tiger Cubs Hit & Killed By Train In Maharashtra

As number of tigers in the country continue to dwindle and government crackdown on big cats continue, two tiger cubs were killed after being hit by a train in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district on Thursday. The government is also under fire for the killing of Avni, a tigress accused to be a man-eater.

The two cubs, around six months old, were hit by the Balharshah-Gondia passenger train near Junona village between Chandrapur and Nagbhid stations around 7-7:30am, killing them instantly, Rishikesh Ranjan, general manager of the state-run Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra told PTI.

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