Bhadrak, June 22: Panic gripped residents of Ganijanga panchayat under Bant police limits in Bhadrak district after an elephant separated from the herd was spotted in the area late on Monday night.
The elephant created a ruckus in the village. However, after being informed, the forest department staff reached the spot and tried to ward them off from the area.
The Forest Department has kept a close watch on the movement of the elephants.
However, no loss of life or property has been reported till yet.