|Electrocution results in 8 accidental killings
the night of 1st April 2008, one male elephant calf, a male sambhar,
4 buffaloes and 2 buffalo calves were electrocuted at Kham
Kshetra, Papidanda Beat in the Laldhang range of the Landsdown
forest division in Kotdwar, Uttarakhand. A high
tension wire in severe need of repair was found to be the cause of
this accident. The Forest officials have contacted the
Electricity Department to make the needed repairs.