A terror monger elephant die in Ranchi

January 27th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin  


Gola Block (Jharkhand), Jan 27 (ANI): A killer elephant that had frequently been on a rampage in two villages of Ranchi district was found dead on Saturday.

The elephant’s body was found on the borders of Purabdih and Nausadih villages.

Villagers of the terror-stricken area had named the elephant as “Laden”.

Villagers, who had stopped going out of their homes due to the elephants terror, said they were not happy with its death.

“We are not happy with the death of this elephant. We want that they should be relocated to safer places so that the elephants can move and live freely in their own space,” said Shajada Anwar, a villager.

The Forest Department of the state has deployed a team to take necessary actions in the area.

“It happens that when an elephant dies, others keep coming to that spot for three-four days. We have deployed our team with all necessary resources as a precautionary measure,” Divisional Forest Officer of Ramgarh, S.C.Roy said.

According to national elephant census of 2005, there were 25,000 to 28,000 elephants in the country. (ANI)

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