Wild elephants enter stadium in Odisha

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Rourkela, July 6: Eleven wild elephants, including tuskers and baby elephants, have not only entered the city limits but also virtually taken over the sprawling Bisra Maidan in Odisha.

Large crowd has gathered at the stadium and we find tough time in controlling the people, and all the entry points of the stadium have been locked, said police officials.

Their was a panic heard that wild elephants have entered the local Bisra stadium on Friday evening and according to the forest officials, elephants might have strayed from the Saranda forests in neighbouring state, Jharkhand.

Forest officials say the elephants can be chased away only after it gets dark.

OneIndia New

(with agency inputs)

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