Two wild tuskers were electrocuted when they got entangled in a trap set by poachers in the Galeri reserve forest near Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district on Wednesday night. According to sources, forest officials detained two persons in this incident. They are being interrogated. Forest officials recovered the carcasses on Thursday morning. Both elephants had died on the spot. According to sources, the poachers had set this trap to kill wild boars.
Updated: March 25, 2011 02:22 IST