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Forester, Forest Guard suspended after death of Jumbo

Sonepur,November 23: Two elephants died in the reserve forest on Sunday morning after coming in contact with live wire in Tithipali forest, the Subarnapur Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) suspended a Forester and Forest guard for dereliction of duty.

Besides, four employees of the elephant quard and a tracker were sacked, the DFO stated on Monday.

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