Female Elephant Dies Of Electrocution In Bargarh


Bargarh: A female elephant died after coming in contact with a high-voltage live wire at Alekhpur village under Ambabhona block in Bargarh district on Monday.

The age of the female elephant is estimated to be around 15 to 16 years, officials informed.

According to reports, the incident took place while a herd of elephants entered the village from the Barapahada forest when one among them came in contact with a live electric wire lost her life.

On receiving information,  the forest officials and the Hirakud Wildlife Division arrived at the scene and have initiated a probe.

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