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Posts published in “Day: August 13, 2018”

Tusker dies in electrocution

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Aug 12: In yet another incident of tragic fallout of man-elephant conflict, a wild pachyderm died of electrocution in Garo Hills yesterday morning. An adult male elephant moving through Baghmara reserve forest was electrocuted after coming in contact with a powerful 11 Kilo Watt transmission line that was passing through the reserve forest. The incident occurred at a place called Bhawanipur, 6 kms from Baghmara, on the road towards Rongara. The electric power transmission line passing through the forest region supplies electricity to the Rangasora village area. The elephant bore cuts and sores in some parts…