A female elephant has been found dead in Adarsha Community Forest at Charchabari in Buddhashanti Rural Municipality-3, Jhapa.
The local residents informed the police after noticing the dead elephant this morning.
Tirtha Timsina, a local resident, said that personnel of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Division Forest Office have reached the site.
No electric fence was fixed in the site where the elephant was found dead. The reason behind the elephant’s death is not confirmed as yet. So far two elephants died in Jhapa in this fiscal year while five persons died from the elephant attacks, according to the Division Forest Office.