Indian gaur dies of electrocution at a Ooty estate

An Indian gaur died in a private estate in Kattabettu after it was electrocuted by a severed power line on Sunday morning.

Forest Department officials from the Nilgiris division said the incident happened in Naduhatti beat of Kattabettu forest range, when a branch from a silver oak tree fell on a power line. The animal was said to have come in contact with the loose wire and got electrocuted. A post-mortem would be conducted on Monday, officials said.

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