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Wild tusker dies after getting stuck in septic tank

2023 Aug 17, 10:03, Mahendranagar

A wild tusker died after getting stuck in a septic tank at Shuklaphanta municipality in Kanchanpur district last night.

Chief Conservation Officer at the Shuklaphanta National Park, Kishor Kumar Mehata informed that the wild elephant died after it happened to fall into the septic tank on the premises of the Watawaran Buffer Zone Community Forest at Shuklaphanta municipality-7.

"It seems the wild tusker died after getting stuck in the septic tank after 12 midnight", he shared, adding that, "Now a team with technical persons is collecting evidence about the incident in the field".

Further investigation into the incident is underway, Mehata said. "Final rites of the elephant will be performed in a due process", he informed.


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