Mystery as Stalin’s Arctic Express: 70 reindeer SLAIN in the snow but how did they die?
The reindeer died at the “Dead Road” - one of the world’s most remote railways.
However, it is not clear why they did not leave the track when they saw the train coming - or when it began to knock down other animals.
Police are now investigating the animals’ gruesome death, Siberian Times reports.
Photos from the scene show the bodies of the deer strewn either side of the track where they were knocked out of the way by the train.
The snow is stained red with deer blood, while painful injuries are visible on the animal corpses.
These are generally consistent with having been hit by a train.... read more