VIDEO: Wild Elephant Damages 100 Village Houses in India

Wed Feb 10, 2016 12:14:04

An elephant get wild and went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said.

The elephant strayed into Ektiasal village in Siliguri district early in the morning and woke up villagers with its roaring.The villagers went outside and saw the large elephant damaging houses and shops.

Attacks by elephants have been on the rise in eastern India.

Wildlife experts say the destruction of animal habitats in the country is one of the main reasons for the increase in encounters between wild animals and villagers in rural areas.


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