Tusker electrocuted in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A tuster was electrocuted in Jamankira forest area of Sambalpur district today, official sources said.

The elephant was found dead by locals near Dongapala village under Damara Forest division of Jamankira range, 45 km from here.

Preliminary report said the elephant, aged about 40 years, had come in contact with high tension electric wire causing its death.