Elephant electrocuted in Jamshedpur (India)


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Jamshedpur: A full grown wild elephant was electrocuted in Mirzadih, around 25 kms from Jamshedpur under Patamda police station of East Singhbhum district, forest department official said.
35-year-old male elephant came in contact with a live electric wire in the wee hours on Saturday, 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.