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Tusker dies in Odisha

Keonjhar (Odisha): A 60-year-old tusker died under mysterious circumstances in Keonjhar district yesterday, forest officials said here.After being informed by locals, who spotted the carcass in the forests near Purumunda under Ghatagon range this afternoon,

PTI [ Updated: September 09, 2013 9:17 IST ]
tusker dies in odisha
tusker dies in odisha

Keonjhar (Odisha): A 60-year-old tusker died under mysterious circumstances in Keonjhar district yesterday, forest officials said here.







After being informed by locals, who spotted the carcass in the forests near Purumunda under Ghatagon range this afternoon, forest personnel went to the spot and buried it after the post-mortem.

Though both the tusks of the pachyderm were intact, an inquiry was on to ascertain whether poachers were involved in the incident.

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