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Jumbo electrocuted

A male jumbo was electrocuted in a paddy field at  Sagolijhar area, Panery of Nonai Forest Range of Udalguri district on Sunday night.  Dr. Sulab Sarma Vety. Assistant carried out the post-mortem of the jumbo which revealed electrocution as the cause of death.

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