A herd of elephants attack a village killing a calf – the elephants even trampled a villager.
Raipur, the elephant is considered to be a calm animal but when it becomes aggressive it can cause havoc. As in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district, a herd of elephants has destroyed a village. The reason for the anger of the elephants is that the people of this village had killed a baby elephant and buried it. After that, a herd of elephants attacked to take revenge.
The elephants surrounded the village and then ran away. The elephants also crushed a villager and he later died.
After getting information about this incident, a team of forest department employees has reached the spot and efforts were being made to send the herd of elephants to the forest. It is believed that the one-and-a-half-year-old baby elephant was electrocuted. The forest department has taken out the body of the baby and sent it for post-mortem.
As the elephants have risen against this killing. A herd of elephants is raging and has not calmed down yet. As it is not known who killed the baby elephant.
The issue of elephants is not new in this area. The problem of the villagers is that the herd of elephants sometimes enter the fields and destroy the standing crops.