Athgarh, Dec 1: An elephant died after coming in contact with live electric wire in a farmland at Rajanagar village under Athagarh police limits in Cuttack district.
The carcass of the animal was spotted by local residents in the morning. They informed the forest officials.
Later, a team of OUAT reached the spot and recovered the body for post-mortem.
Several elephants have died due to electrocution in recent past in Odisha.