Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Keonjhar village
Keonjhar: Panic gripped the residents of Anandpur under Kashibedha sub-division in Keonjhar district after a herd of wild elephants strayed into the village on Sunday.
The herd of 15 elephants from the nearby forest ventured into the village this morning. On being informed, forest officials rushed to the village and launched an operation to drive away the pachyderms.
While the situation is being monitored, necessary steps to deal with the jumbo menace is underway, the forest officials said.