Newswala.com - The Best Source for online news
The Hyderabad-Deccan English Daily
Anmol Ratan - May Solve BP and Sugar Problems

Elephant kills 6 at Assam-Arunachal border


Guwahati, Feb 26 (IBNS): Six people were killed by a domestic elephant which went on a rampage along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Tuesday, said officials.

Later, forest department of the neighbouring state shot dead the panchyderm, officials said.

According to reports, a domestic elephant went on a rampage at Chimen Chapori Deepa area in Dhemaji district, the border area of Arunachal Pradesh, and killed six people, who were engaged in a road construction.

"The domestic elephant had gone wild and killed the six people," a local villager said.

Later, forest department of Arunachal Pradesh shot dead the elephant.

"We were trying to bring the animal under control, but failed, and forced to shot the panchyderm," a forest official said.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)





2013-02-26




Comments


No comments yet! Be the first one to leave a comment.


Add Comment

Name:
Comment:
Enter the number in the image on the right Enter the Numbers in the image

Related News

Villagers rescue an elephant calf in Nagaon district, Assam Elephant races in a competition at the 11th Elephant Festival in Nepal People at a relief camp at Sarupathar in Golaghat district of Assam Kaziranga National Park in Assam Elephant decorated for the 11th Elephant Beauty Pageant contest in Nepal

Villagers rescue an elephant calf in Nagaon d..

Elephant races in a competition at the 11th E..

People at a relief camp at Sarupathar in Gola..

Kaziranga National Park in Assam..

Elephant decorated for the 11th Elephant Beau..


This page was created in 0.0394110679626 seconds