On Wednesday, a male elephant, aged between 2.5 and 3, was found dead near Elbo Keshapali village under the Dhama Forest Range in Sambalpur, Odisha. The cause of death will be known after the post-mortem. Investigations have been ordered. District Forest Officer Sanjeet Kumar gave this information.
Before this incident, the sad news of elephant and elephant death has been reported from various states of the country. A few months ago, a case of feeding a pregnant pineapple filled with firecrackers was reported by some people in Kerala. And Hathini was killed due to the explosion of gunpowder on eating it. This issue was also highly trended on social media. People also demanded to punish the accused against the incident.