Two elephants electrocuted

June 2nd, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin  


Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) Two elephants were electrocuted Monday at a wildlife sanctuary in Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur district. The deaths took place at the Dalma sanctuary, around 130 km from Ranchi, said A.K. Gupta, the regional wildlife conservator of Singhbhum zone.

Nearly a dozen elephants have been electrocuted in the state in the last seven years. Jharkhand is home to 622 elephants according to the latest census count.

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