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Villagers detain forest officials after elephants destroy crops in Sonepur

23/11/2021 at 11:23 AM

Sonepur, Nov 23: The locals of Kirtipur village of Sonepur district detained the forester and ranger, who went there to drive away the elephants.

According to the report, a herd of 34 elephants has been destroying crops and houses in Kudapali, Khaliapali and Kirtipur villages of Sadar range for the last two days.

The locals have been spending sleepless nights with the elephants on rampage.

When the forester and ranger of Sadar range went there to drive away the jumbos, locals detained them and demanded monetary compensation for their loss.

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