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Wild elephant chases off people in Rongjuli in Goalpara district

A wild elephant was seen chasing off people at the Rongjuli area in Goalpara district.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Dec 2022 7:01 AM GMT

GOALPARA : A wild elephant was seen chasing off people at the Rongjuli area in Goalpara district. The incident took place at Rongjuli Kahibari Allibari area in the lower Assam district on Tuesday evening. In the video, the wild elephant was seen chasing off people in a paddy field of the area.

According to locals, a herd of wild elephants came out from a nearby jungle area and took shelter in the area in search of food. A local resident said that there are around 40 wild elephants in the herd and the herd damaged paddy crops in the area. "The herd of elephants have damaged several bighas of paddy crops in the area. We are now helpless," the villager said.

Sarat Das, Forest Range Officer, Rongjuli said over phone that around 70 wild elephants are currently taking shelter in different parts under Rongjuli Forest Range Office area. "A herd of around 35-40 wild elephants is roaming in the Rongjuli Kahibari area," the Forest Range Officer said. (ANI)

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