Alipurduar, 19th September: A tragic incident unfolded in Shitalpota area of Majherdabri Gram Panchayat of East Rajabhatkhawa range under Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar, where a baby elephant carcass was found lying in a well.
As per reports, On Tuesday, the local farmers noticed that their paddy cultivation was eaten by a herd of elephants. Following this, a baby elephant was found lying in a well. Subsequently, the matter was informed to the Forest department.
Upon receiving the news, the forest officers and personnel arrived at the spot and recovered the body after a relentless effort which lasted for several hours. The forest officials stated that the cause of the death can be ascertained after a post-mortem examination.