British soldiers come face-to-face with elephants in Kenya

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Dodging charging elephants and other wildlife is all part of the day job for the British soldiers training in Kenya.

But combat medical technician Chris Abba got more than he bargained for when he and a colleague stopped to take footage of some passing elephants.

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When he spotted two elephants just metres away he took out his phone to film, it was then that the elephants turned towards them and seemingly prepared to charge.

The two men then ran back towards the ambulance and drove away.


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