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Circus elephant killed in Spain road crash

A circus elephant has died and at least two others have been injured in a road crash in Spain.

The truck, transporting the animals, overturned on a motorway in the South Eastern region of Albacete.

Handlers led two of the elephants to safety while one was lifted out using a crane.

The cause of the accident, which closed the motorway for two and a half hours, is still unknown.

According to local media reports, Spain's Association of United Circuses say the truck was authorised to carry the animals.