Ailing female jumbo dies in Deogarh

Deogarh: A sick female elephant died while undergoing treatment at Hiran village in Kansan under Deogarh forest division on Sunday morning. The ailing jumbo was undergoing treatment for over a month.
According to reports, the pachyderm along with her calf had strayed into Hiran village from nearby Khalasuni reserved forest on April 6.

On spotting the elephants, the villagers alerted the local forest department officials. Later, a team of veterinary doctors was engaged in the treatment of the female elephant.
Though the jumbo had recovered, it reportedly fell down while trying to move back into the forest. Subsequently, efforts were again initiated for the treatment of the jumbo. However, the jumbo died this morning, said a villager.