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Tag: Jumbo Menace

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Odisha: Elephant Herd Wreaks Havoc, Sleepless Villagers Allege Official Apathy

Sonepur: Villagers in Binika block who are spending sleepless nights as a herd of 60 elephants continues to terrorise the area for the last 15 days, alleged apathy of forest officials towards their plight. They have now demanded compensation from the department for the losses they have suffered due to the wild menace. According to […]

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Jumbo Menace: Wild Elephant Herd Obstructs Road Communication In Athagarh

Athagarh: A herd of wild elephants have left the people of Athagarh area in a state of panic and adversely affected the road communication by frequently obstructing National Highways and Railway tracks. Gurudijhatia Matsyapur Railway track and National Highway near Bali were brought to a jumbo halt as a herd of pachyderms were found crossing […]

Jumbo Menace- Airavat Bus Service Launched In Odisha's Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: The forest department has flagged off ‘Airavat’ bus service in Parajanga block of the district, in what is seen as a measure to tackle the rising elephant menace in the area over the last few days. This apart, it will also ensure the safety and protection of the pachyderms. The specially designed Airavat bus […]

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 […]

Elephant herd tramples farmer to death in Sundergarh

Sundergarh/Rourkela: A farmer was trampled to death by a herd of elephants at Modipara village under Rajgangpur forest division early today morning. According to sources, the man was attacked while guarding his farmland near the village. After getting information, forest department personnel rushed to the spot and recovered the body. In a separate incident, panic […]

One killed, another critical in separate elephant attacks in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: One person was killed and another critically injured in two separate incidents of elephant attack near Hindol forest range in Dhenkanal district early this morning. In the first incident, a man identified as Prasanna Behera of Tentulisingha village was trampled to death by a jumbo while he was out in the woods to answer […]

Three killed in separate elephant attacks in Odisha

Dhenkanal: At least three persons were killed in two separate incidents of elephant attack in the state today. In the first incident, two persons were trampled by a wild jumbo in Dihadola forest close to IGIT Sarang under Mahabirod Forest Range in Dhenkanal. Sources said, three inmates of Khandanal Ashram had gone to bathe in […]

Elderly woman killed in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Tension prevailed after an elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Kauriapal village under Sadar forest range here in the district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Satyabati Swain. The incident occurred when Swain, who had gone to attend nature’s call, came in the way of the elephant. […]

Jumbo menace: One more killed in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: A villager was trampled to death by an elephant in Kadopani village under Nuagaon block of Sundergarh district today. The mishap took place early in the morning when one Ishak Kujur, who had gone to attend nature’s call, encountered an elephant and was trampled to death by the wild animal. On receiving information, forest […]

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 […]

Elephant menace giving sleepless nights to Balasore farmers

Balasore: People in the forest fringe villages of Nilgiri and Oupada blocks in Balasore district are spending sleepless nights with herds of elephants straying into human habitations and damaging crops and properties becoming a daily affair. Fear of the pachyderms has forced the villagers to build houses on top of trees to guard their fields. […]

Tension after elephant kills forest staff in Rourkela

Rourkela: A contractual forest personnel of Kuanrmunda range of Rourkela Forest Division was killed in an elephant attack here on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Pati Bebhar. The incident occurred when Bebhar was trying to drive away an elephant herd that had strayed into the village on Saturday. Alleging inefficiency and inaction on part […]

Jumbo menace in Keonjhar, six houses damaged

Keonjhar: A herd of 19 wild jumbos have extensively damaged six houses and few acres of crops in villages under Champua range of Keonjhar district today. According to sources, since yesterday, herd of jumbos have triggered tension in the range here. Bardhama, Paudiposya and Niundi are the few villages which are reportedly under the threat […]