Mayurbhanj (Odisha): In an unfortunate incident, an elephant was found dead under the jurisdiction of the Simlipal National Park in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. The adult elephant died after coming in contact with 11 kW wire. It is not the first incident of elephant electrocution. 7 elephants died of electrocution in Dhenkanal last month.
Villagers informed that the report of the death of 4 elephants has been lodged in the area already and administration has not yet taken any step.