Elephant herd damage houses in Balasore village


Balasore: Palpable tension prevailed at Chhotakanpur village of Balasore after a herd of elephant strayed into the human settlement and damaged several houses late Monday night.

According to sources, the cattle-shed of one Padmanabh Pradhan collapsed leaving the cattle injured in the jumbo attack.

Locals alleged that the jumbo herd went on a rampage and damaged few more houses in the village before venturing back into the nearby forest.

On getting information, forest officials reached the village to take stock of the situation. However, the jumbo menace has triggered panic among the locals.

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