Tusker killed by lighting in Bengal

An adult tusker was killed after being struck by lightning at the Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, forest officials said Monday.

Updated: Aug 19, 2013, 23:27 PM IST

Kolkata: An adult tusker was killed after being struck by lightning at the Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, forest officials said Monday.
"The tusker died early Sunday morning when it was struck by lighting near Uttarrampur village," said field director of the tiger reserve R.P. Saini.

IANS