Wild elephants destroy acres of paddy crops in Kheroni

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Correspondent

KHERONI, Nov 5: In another incident of man-animal conflict, a herd of wild elephants on Tuesday destroyed several acres of paddy and other crops in Priloo, Theso Ronghang Arong under Kheroni Range Forest in West Karbi Anglong.

According to reports, around 100 elephants came down from the nearby forest in the wee hours and destroyed the paddy and sugarcane crops.

Meanwhile, owners of the destroyed crops were devastated and urged the authority to extend help to them. They also lamented that Forest officials didn’t even care to pay a visit to them.