Tag: Elephant Herd

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Big Elephant Herd Wreaks Havoc; Destroys Crops

Herd of around 50 elephants wreak havoc in Binika, Sonepur, Odisha.

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Elephant Herd From Jharkhand Strays Into Karanjia Forest, Odisha

Elephant herd from ‘Jharkhand’ strays into Karanjia forest division, Odisha

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Elephant Herd Strays Into Khordha District Headquarters Hospital
Elephant Herd Strays Into Khordha District Headquarters Hospital

Khordha: A herd of 18 elephants strayed into the Khordha District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on Tuesday night triggering panic among the patients, staff and locals. As per reports, the elephants barged into the hospital premises by breaking the boundary wall of the hospital. Till the last report came in, the elephants were spotted moving inside […]

Elephant Herd Wreaks Havoc In Bonai, Damages Crops

Bonai: Panic gripped the residents of Kadadiha under Koida range here after a herd 22 elephants strayed into the area and continues to wreak havoc since the last three days. According to sources, the jumbos have damaged acres of paddy crops in the area. Being informed about the incident, Forest department officials reached the spot […]

Elephant Herd Wreaks Havoc In Dhenkanal, Damages Acres Of Crop
Elephant Herd Wreaks Havoc In Dhenkanal, Damages Acres Of Crop

Dhenkanal: Panic gripped the residents of Sogar village under Anlabereni forest section in the district after a herd of 23 elephants strayed into the village and wreaked havoc late last night. According to sources, the jumbos went on a rampage and damaged hundreds of acres of paddy crop along Brahmani River. On being informed about […]

Elephant Herd Spotted Near Human Settlement In Cuttack

Choudwar: The residents of Choudwar are now spending sleepless nights after an elephant herd was spotted near human settlement on Thursday. According to reports, the herd from Chandaka forest area has destroyed crops in several acre of agricultural land. “The elephant herd has damaged crops in over seven acre. Such things are happening more frequently,” […]

One killed, three hurt in separate elephant attacks in Odisha

Sundergarh/Khurda: One person was killed while three others injured in separate elephant attacks that were reported from Sundergarh and Khurda districts on Saturday. While a man of Kuleibaga village under Tamada forest range in Sundergarh district was trampled to death by a jumbo today, three persons sustained multiple injuries after being attacked an elephant at […]

Elephant herd sparks panic in Nilagiri; forest officials on standby

Balasore: The residents of Tinikosia area under Nilagiri block of the district are now in panic after an elephant herd from Jharkhand caused massive destruction to standing crops in the region. It is now almost for the past five days that nearly 58 elephants are camping in the region. Though the villagers along with forest […]

Panic grips Rajgangpur after elephant herd wreaks havoc

Sundergarh: Panic gripped residents of Rajgangpur sub-division after a herd of 17 elephants destroyed crops and houses in the area today. According to the villagers, the elephants strayed into areas including Sunakhandi, Bhaluduma, Bhikapada, Jaharumal, and Singhapadi during the night. A villager alleged that elephants destroyed an anganwadi centre in Bhaluduma. “Elephants broke the main […]

Farmer injured in elephant attack in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A farmer of Sarasola village in Mayurbhanj district was seriously injured after being attacked by an elephant here today morning. The injured, identified as Narayan Tudu, was guarding his crops when a herd of elephants strayed into his field and one of the jumbos attacked Tudu. However, locals rescued Tudu admitted him to a […]

Elephants from Jharkhand trigger panic in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Locals residing in villages under the Keonjhar forest division are in a state of panic after 160 wild elephants from neighbouring Jharkhand strayed into the region. The pachyderms were spotted moving around in groups across the division. According to sources from the forest department, at least 68 elephants were spotted inside Champua Forest Range […]

Jumbo Problem: Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A herd of over 70 wild elephants has been reportedly creating havoc in Odasingha, Jahnapada and Damol villages under Parjang block of Dhenkanal district since last two weeks. According to sources, the herd strayed into the villages and damaged properties and food items. The house of an old couple, Maguni Behera and Uttam Behera, […]

Jumbos wreak havoc in Khurda

Khurda: Residents of Tangi area in Khurda district are now having sleepless nights for the last couple of days as a herd of nearly 20 elephants is wreaking havoc in the region. The elephant herd has reportedly destroyed standing paddy crops and houses in Golabai, Mota, Kalibati areas under Tangi block in the last 10 […]

Jumbo problem: Herd of over 150 elephants near Keonjhar border

Keonjhar: Panic has gripped locals while officials of forest department are facing testing times as a herd of nearly 150 elephants from Jharkhand has been spotted close to Keonjhar district. It is for the first time that the jumbo herd is suspected to have deviated from its route as earlier the animals frequently used to […]

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Elephant herd halts vehicular traffic on NH-55

Athgarh: Barely a month after a wild elephant herd blocked the Cuttack-Angul national highway (NH-55) here, the pachyderms once again created panic among the locals and travellers by disrupting vehicular traffic between the two towns for more than an hour on Sunday. Around eight jumbos stood ground on the NH at Bali Baula square near […]

Elephant herd from WB strays into Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A herd of around 70 elephants strayed into Mayurbhanj district along Odisha-West Bengal border on Sunday. The herd largely populated with calves was spotted roaming in the forests located near Lodhakundia and Palo village under Suliapada forest range. While elephant movement is a regular activity in the district in the month of October every […]