Abandoned elephant wreaks havoc in Meerut

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Meerut (UP), Feb 26 (ANI): An elephant wreaked havoc on the streets of Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city after being abandoned by his keeper.

Named 'Happy', the elephant became unhappy when abandoned and ran amok for the next 18 hours along the city's main highway, trampling vehicles and neighbouring farmland.

olice cordoned off the area to prevent the public from crossing path with the distressed elephant.

"The main job of the police is to cordon off the area At night it wasn't much of a problem but now that it's daytime, there are more people out The police are doing their job and experts have een called in from Delhi to tranquilise it The situation should be under control in one or two hours," said Nikhil Kumar, Deputy Inspector General of Meerut Police (ANI)

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