Bullet tips found in dead elephant (Vietnam)

Police in Dong Nai Province said they had found 2 bullet tips in the body of the wild elephant that was killed in a local forest in Sub-zone 88 in Gia Canh Commune, Dinh Quan District 5 days ago.

One of the tips was buried in the head of the elephant and the other in its right leg, the police said.

Six holes similar to bullet-holes were found on the head and hip and two cuts, about 50 cm long each, were also found on the back.

The left ivory, molar tooth set, and tail of the elephant, weighing about 7 tons, had been removed before locals found its body on December 23.

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