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Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Nilgiri

26/11/2021 at 8:39 AM

Nilgiri, Nov 26: Panic gripped among the locals after a herd of elephants damaged acres of standing paddy crops in the Nilgiri area of Balasore district.

The farmers in the village have been spending sleepless nights with the elephants on a rampage.

According to the sources, the elephant herd barged into the village and destroyed acres of standing paddy crops.

After failing to drive away the elephants, the villagers have lodged a complaint with the Forest department. Following this, forest personnel has been deployed in the area to drive away the elephants.

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