Assam loses seven panchyderm in past 72 hours

Assam loses seven panchyderm in past 72 hours

India Blooms News Service | 07 Dec 2016

Guwahati, Dec 7 (IBNS): Three wild elephants died and another injured in three separate incidents in Assam on Wednesday as the state lost seven panchyderm in past 72 hours.

According to the reports, a wild elephant was died at Pulibagan area near Simalugura hill along Nagaon-Karbi Anglong border on Wednesday.

A top state forest department official said that, the male elephant of a herd was injured while fighting among themselves on Tuesday evening, but succumbed his injuries on Wednesday morning.

In separate incident, another big animal was died at Madhupur Patargaon area in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district.

“The wild elephant was died after consuming suspected poisonous food,” the forest official said.

On the other hand, another elephant died at Daranggiri area near Rongjuli in Goalpara district, who injured after hit by a speeding goods train on Tuesday, in which a panchyderm was killed on spot.

Earlier on Dec 5, three panchyderm including two female pregnant died after a speeding passenger train hit them at Jogijan near Hojai, when they were crossing railway tracks.

On the other hand, an elephant was bullet injured at Numaligarh in Golaghat district, while miscreants attacked the big animal.

 

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)


 

Assam loses seven panchyderm in past 72 hours

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