The sudden death of a wild elephant sends shockwaves among the nature lovers on Glaghat district of Assam on Wednesday. The full grown animal met the tragic death at Sotiana Pathar area under Murphuloni forest beat in Golaghat the district in the morning.
Local residents told Assam Times that a herd of wild elephants came down to the village in search of food early in the morning. One of them suddenly collapsed while others fled from the spot.
A team of forest officials and veterinary doctors reached the spot. But the treatment did not work. After hours of battling for life, the wild animal died. The reason has yet to be ascertained. Many villagers and nature lovers thronged the spot and expressed shock at the incident.