2 Elephants Electrocuted in Darjeeling Forest  

10 Sep, 2016 13:56 IST|Sakshi
Incident occured when the elephants struck a high tension wire

Siliguri: Two elephants were electrocuted when they struck a high tension wire in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district on Saturday, forest officials said.

The two elephants broke an electric post and struck the high tension wire, triggering a power breakdown in the area

The incident occurred when about 30 elephants entered the Kiranchandra tea garden main line under Siliguri subdivision, Bagdogra Forest Range Officer P.T. Bhutia said.

The two elephants broke an electric post and struck the high tension wire, triggering a power breakdown in the area.

IANS


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