Elephant electrocuted (Assam, India)


Press Trust of India

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Barpeta (Assam), Nov 30 (PTI) A male adult elephant was electrocuted to death after coming into contact with a transformer at nearby Dihir Balapara area in Barpeta district today, said a forest official here.

The 30-year-old elephant had come out of the Manas National Park towards Kokilabari and got electrocuted from the transformer which is near a road, said Hiranta Sarma, Manas Tiger project Director.

The transformer was lying on the ground, Sarma said.