Elephant found dead in Uttarakhand forest area

It died apparently due to electrocution after coming in contact with overhead live wire, they said.

Published: 10th September 2019 02:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th September 2019 02:27 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

RISHIKESH: An elephant was found dead in Uttarakhand's Lansdowne forest division on Tuesday, an official said.

The guards sighted the adult male elephant's body in the morning in Jhandichaur area, which borders Bijnore district of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, Conservator of Forest (Shivalik Circle) Prasanna Kumar Patro said.

It died apparently due to electrocution after coming in contact with overhead live wire, Patro added.

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