Elephants damage houses, paddy in Nilgiri area

31/03/2019 at 10:05 AM

Bhubaneswar: People of Kolapur and nearby villagers under Nilgiri forest range in Balasore district are in a state of fear now as a herd of elephants entered the area and destroyed houses and paddy last night.

According to reports, an elderly couple were saved even as a pachyderm damaged their house in which they were sleeping. Besides, the elephants ate paddy kept in houses and outside yards.

On being informed by villagers, forest officials have reached the spot and are trying to drive away elephants.


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