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Jumbos wreck havoc in Sundergarh

Sundergarh, Nov 4: There seems to be no let up in instances of man-animal conflict as a herd of wild elephants wreaked havoc by demolishing boundary wall of a police station at K Balang in Sundergarh on Friday night.

According to informations, a herd of 20 to 25 elephants from Banki range also went on a rampage and damaged kitchen of CRPF camp in the area.

Local residents claimed that it is now almost three to four days that the wild elephant herd has been damaging crops that are ready for harvest in the agricultural fields.

The jumbo herd entered the police station after attempts were made by local villagers to drive them from agricultural fields to protect their crops.

Tension prevailed in the area after the locals detained few forest department staff when they came to drive the jumbo herd today.

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