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Row erupts over mystery of elephant deaths

Accusations fly between Kaeng Krachan park chief and local villagers over who killed five jumbos

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The brutal slaying of wild elephants in Kaeng Krachan National Park has taken a nasty turn with five officials suspected of being involved. 

GRISLY REMAINS: Livestock and wildlife authorities examine part of an elephant carcass found in the Kaeng Krachan National Park before removing it for an autopsy. PHOTO: PIYABUTR PHO-KLANG

At least five elephants were killed last month but so far only two carcasses have been found _ one was a young male and the other was also a male aged about 14 years old. Both had had their tusks cut off.

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