Elephants Go On Rampage, Destroy Prawn Gheries In Bahuda Lake

Berhampur: A herd of wild elephants went on a rampage in Bahuda lake near Chikiti on Tuesday morning, destroying prawn gheris in the water body.

As per reports, the animals were stuck in the water body while they were crossing over to Odisha side from the forest area in the adjoining Andhra border.

The matter came to fore after some locals spotted the elephants and informed the same to the forest department officials. The forest officials reached the spot and drive the animals into the forest area.

Sources said the herd comprising of 16 elephants also destroyed several boats and fishing nets of local fishermen worth lakhs