Assam wildlife officials said that the incident happened in Koroibari along the Batabari Forest Range where the 2 elephants came into contact with a live electric fence installed around a paddy field.
Another female elephant was found dead near a waterbody at Karlapat Wildlife sanctuary in Odisha's Kalahandi district, a Forest official said.
An elephant died after coming in contact with a live wire, "illegally" connected to a nearby power source near Marakhata beat in Alipurduar district on Tuesday, a top forest official said.Elephant
The female elephant was around 20-year-old and the carcass seemed to be lying there for more than a week. The tusker, aged around 22 years, was suspected to have died around three days ago.
Three Chhattisgarh forest officials and a guard have been suspended in connection with the recent deaths of three wild elephants in the state, an official said on Sunday.
While speaking to media in the national capital on June 04, the Union Forest Minister, Prakash Javadekar spoke on killing of an elephant in Kerala.
From ministers to common people, from cine stars to animal rights activists, all have called the death of a pregnant elephant in Kerala's Mallapuram as humanity's shame. Talking to India TV, former union minister and animal rights champion Maneka Gandhi called for a change in the law to ensure such incidents are not repeated.