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Jumbo drowns in river while bathing

Written by: Staff
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Kottayam, Mar 28 (UNI) In a rare incident, an elephant drowned in river Muvatupuzha at Vaikom in Kottayam district of Kerala today while it was being given a bath by its mahouts.

All the efforts by the mahouts to save the 15-year-old Ayyappan, owned by Vijayan of Edavattom, failed.

The carcass was later lifted from the river, police said.

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