Elephant Carcass Found In Angul Forest

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Angul: The carcass of an elephant was found near a forest in Laxmipur village under Handapa Range in Angul district on Monday morning.

According to sources, some locals had ventured into the forest this morning when they spotted the carcass of the tusker and alerted the same to the forest department officials.

The officials reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.

Though the exact reason behind the death of the jumbo is yet to be established, it is suspected that the animal was killed after getting trapped in an electric fence laid to trap wild boar.

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