Elephant menace in Jhapa

Published On: December 10, 2021 09:36 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DAMAK, Dec 10: Wild elephants have panicked the people at Simle of Kamal Rural Municipality-5 in Jhapa district. 

The elephants coming from nearby jungle have been terrorizing locals for some days, said Ward Chair Dambar Bahadur Niraula, adding that the herd of elephants was destroying crops and damaging houses too.

The settlements at Tulke, Kampa and Simle are forced to live in panic after elephants damaged a house belonging to Krishna Prasad Rai from Simle on Wednesday. The food grains were destroyed by wild animals. 

People here have demanded local administration to help chase away the pachyderm.

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