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Residents likely killed elephant in Aceh Jaya

  • Hotli Simanjuntak

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, May 2 2012 | 10:04 am

PREMIUM A wild elephant suffered for several hours before it died after it was reportedly poisoned on a palm oil plantation in Krueng Layeun village, Aceh Jaya, Aceh, on Monday, a witness says.

“We watched the elephant staggering as it walked before it collapsed,” Muktar, a forest ranger, said.

Aceh Conservation Response Unit (CRU) coordinator Fendra said that local residents were likely...