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Carcass of wild elephant found in Assam

The carcass was found yesterday evening along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, Divisional Forest Officer Rajen Choudhury said.

Reported by: PTI, Tezpur [ Published on: February 10, 2018 17:33 IST ]
Representational pic - Carcass of wild elephant found in
Representational pic - Carcass of wild elephant found in Assam

The carcass of a wild elephant with its tusk chopped off, allegedly killed by miscreants, has been recovered from Behali reserve forest in Assam's Biswanath district, a Forest official said today. 

The carcass was found yesterday evening along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, Divisional Forest Officer Rajen Choudhury said. 

The miscreants allegedly killed the wild elephant and chopped off its tusk, nail and tongue. 

A team of Aranya Surakhya samiti personnel found the carcass and informed the forest office. 

Choudhury said investigations are on and efforts are being made to nab the miscreants. 

A team of doctor will conduct the postmortem, he added.

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