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Elephant Electrocuted in Jamshedpur

Published: 04th July 2015 12:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2015 12:58 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAMSHEDPUR: A full grown wild elephant was electrocuted in Mirzadih, around 25 kms from here, under Patamda police station of East Singhbhum district, forest department official today said.

35-year-old male elephant came in contact with a live electric wire in the wee hours today, which was hanging loose after a storm accompanied by rain lashed the area on Friday, Forester Mangal Kashyap said.

Forest officials have arrived at the spot and process was on to bury the pachyderm following a post-mortem, he said.



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