Elephant Herd Trapped In Mahanadi River In Odisha

Cuttack: A herd of 18 elephants was trapped in the middle of Mahanadi river near Mundali in Cuttack district on Saturday.

According to forest officials, the elephants were moving towards Chandaka forest from Athagarh’s Sukasan jungle by crossing the river when they got stuck on the floodplain at Daspur ghat due to the heavy current of water.

Locals spotted the stranded elephants and alerted the forest range office. Soon, forest officials reached the spot to rescue the herd.


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