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Tusker found dead in Odisha’s Ganjam, poaching suspected

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Berhampur: Carcass of a tusker was found near Nimakhandi under Digapahandi Forest Range in Odisha’s Ganjam district this morning.

Locals spotted the lifeless body of the elephant lying in a pool of blood and informed the Forest officials.

Though the reason behind the death of the pachyderm is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the animal died after sustaining bullet injuries on its head.

Forest officials have reached the spot and started probe into the incident.