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Elephant kills 6 at Assam-Arunachal border



Guwahati, Feb 26 (IBNS): Six people were killed by a domestic elephant which went on a rampage along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Tuesday, said officials.

Later, forest department of the neighbouring state shot dead the panchyderm, officials said.

According to reports, a domestic elephant went on a rampage at Chimen Chapori Deepa area in Dhemaji district, the border area of Arunachal Pradesh, and killed six people, who were engaged in a road construction.

"The domestic elephant had gone wild and killed the six people," a local villager said.

Later, forest department of Arunachal Pradesh shot dead the elephant.

"We were trying to bring the animal under control, but failed, and forced to shot the panchyderm," a forest official said.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)


2013-02-26




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