Five deer were killed when they collided with a train near Ketchki railway station of Barkakana-Daltonganj railway block in Jharkhand on Monday. All the deer are reported to be in Betla National Park. Kumar Ashish, assistant director of Betla National Park, who reached the subtraction site, said that between five and six o’clock in the morning, several deer from Betla National Park had reached Ketchki railway station, during which a deer collided with a train passing has died.
He said that the dead deer include one male and four females, including a newborn deer. He said that the railway line passes through the core area of Betla National Park, due to which such incidents keep happening.
He said that details of all the trains passing through this area have been sought from the railway between five and half past six to six in the morning, on the basis of which legal action will be taken. He said that officials and staff of the forest department have reached the spot.