Elephant trapped on iron railings succumbs in Hunsur

Mysuru, December 15:- In a tragic incident, a male elephant which was accidentally trapped while trying to cross over iron railings at Veeranahosahalli in Hunsur forest area on Saturday morning, succumbed to injuries.

The railings which have installed to avoid wild elephants and animals from entering the farm and destroying crops are now claiming the lives of animals.

The elephant which had come to Veeranahosahalli in search of food got its legs trapped in the railings and despite its effort to come out of the railings the jumbo died.

Forest Department officers visited the spot and are investigating. Meanwhile, the officials with the help of people managed to retrieve the body of the deceased elephant from the railings. (KS, NGB)

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