Elephant dead after touching ‘electric fusion’ (Bankura, India)


Press Trust of India

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A full grown male elephant died when it touched an ‘electric fusion’ at an agricultral plot here.

Divisional Forest Officer, North, Bankura. Pinaki Mitra said the ‘electric fusions’ are illegal electrified connections in agricultural plots to keep away elephants and intruders.

The incident took place last night, he said adding the authorities would take steps against the villagers involved in laying out the ‘electric fusion’.