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Herd of elephants destroys several acres of crops in Ganjam

5/12/2020 at 7:39 PM

Sanakhemundi, Dec 5: A herd of wild elephants have created havoc in Digapahandi forest range in Ganjam district and damaged several acres of paddy crops.

The elephant herd the village at night causing damage to paddy crops, destroyed electric poles.

As many as 12 elephants have entered in to the Raghunathpur, Uttama, Jiua, Narasinghgara, Ganjapur, Sunapali, Luninathi nad other nearby by villages and damaged crops of over several lakhs of rupees leaving the villagers in depression.

Farmers have demanded the immediate chase out of the elephants from the area, as well as compensation for the damage.

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