Panic grips locals after Tuskers go on rampage in city outskirts
Barang: Panic gripped the residents of Bada Mundali village after two wild tuskers strayed into the human settlement and wreaked havoc here on Sunday.
According to sources, the jumbos destroyed houses and damaged standing crops in several acres of agricultural fields. After receiving information forest department personnel reached the village to take stock of the situation.
Though the villagers along with forest department personnel officials are trying to drive the jumbos away from the human settlement by firing crackers, it has failed to yield results.
Some locals spotted the pachyderms taking bath in the canal situated near the village this morning.
Till last reports came in, forest department staff and locals have surrounded the borders of the village to drive away the jumbos from the human areas.