Kolhapur, Feb 22 (UNI) Four elephants were found dead near Jelugude village in Chandgad tehsil of the district today.
Police and forest sources said the death of the elephants was possibly because of their coming in contact with broken live electric wires lying in a field close to a minor irrigation project near the village.
The incident came to light when the farmers went at the site for work and found the tuskers dead.
They then informed the police and forest offcials about the tragedy.
Meanwhile, police said all dead elephants were female including an about one-yr-old victim.
Senior officials have rushed to the site for investigation into the incident.
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