Dhenkanal: A female elephant and wild boar were electrocuted after coming in contact with a live-wire trap allegedly set up by poachers in a forest near Baghadharia under Hindol forest range in Dhenkanal district.
On getting information, forest department staff reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.
It is not the first time that an elephant has lost its life in a similar manner. A few days ago, another female elephant had been found dead in Khairamunda forest of Mahabirod range. The deaths have raised the concern of the forest department.