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Updated on: Friday, December 18, 2020, 08:17 AM IST

Pregnant elephant dies due to electrocution in Assam's Chirang

Six elephants have died due to electrocution since August in the district.
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Pregnant elephant dies due to electrocution in Assam's Chirang | File Photo

Pregnant elephant dies due to electrocution in Assam's Chirang | File Photo

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A 20-year-old pregnant elephant died on Wednesday due to electrocution in Sikajhora village, Chirang district.

Brahmananda Patiri, District Forest Officer (DFO) said that six elephants have died due to electrocution since August.

"Six elephants have died due to electrocution since August. Along with the electricity department, we have made banners to spread awareness among locals to prevent such incidents," he said.

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Published on: Friday, December 18, 2020, 08:17 AM IST
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