Elephant strays into RC Mission Campus in Sundargarh
Sundargarh: Panic gripped the locals after a wild elephant strayed into the RC Mission Campus in Sundargarh district early this morning.
According to sources, the elephant might have entered the area from the nearby forest. The jumbo allegedly damaged some properties and its free movement has created panic among locals.
On being informed, forest department officials rushed to the village and launched an operation to drive away the jumbo.
While the movement of elephants is being constantly monitored, necessary steps to deal with the elephant menace are underway, the forest officials said.