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Wild elephant electrocuted at a crop field of Bheleoguri under Samaguri PS

A wild male elephant coming in search of food from the nearby forest of Karbi Anglong district was found electrocuted at a crop field of Bheleoguri under Samaguri PS on Saturday.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 Dec 2021 2:41 AM GMT

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NAGAON: A wild male elephant coming in search of food from the nearby forest of Karbi Anglong district was found electrocuted at a crop field of Bheleoguri under Samaguri PS on Saturday.

Sources claimed that the tragic incident took place when the elephant, unfortunately, came in contact with a 33 thousand kilovolt electric ware.

Some locals witnessed the carcass of the wild jumbo and informed local forest personnel of Udmari Beat under Salna range late this morning.

Meanwhile, forest officials along with veterinary staff from Udmari as well as Salna range office rushed to the spot and carried out the post mortem of the elephant, sources said adding that the elephant was cremated at a nearby spot.

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