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A herd of elephants take shelter on a higher ground following flooding in the low-lying areas of Kaziranga National Park.(PTI)

At least 500 persons are killed in human-elephant conflict every year: Environment min data

Hindustan Times | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 01:59 PM IST
While releasing a document on best practices of conflict management and a portal on addressing the human-elephant conflict cases, the MoEFCC officials said there are 30,000 pachyderms in the wild and another 2,700 are in captivity.
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