Wild elephant dies after getting stuck in septic tank

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Mahendranagar: A wild tusker died after getting stuck in a septic tank at Shuklaphanta Municipality in Kanchanpur district last night. Chief Conservation Officer at the Shuklaphanta National Park, Kishor Kumar Mehata informed that the wild elephant died after it happened to fall into the septic tank on the premises of the Watawaran Buffer Zone Community Forest at Shuklaphanta municipality-7. “It seems the wile tusker died after getting stuck in the septic tank after 12 midnight”, he shared, adding that a team with technical persons is collecting evidences about the incident in the field. Further investigation in to the incident is underway, Mehata said.