Elephant’s herd trapped inside Mahanadi river

Cuttack: An elephant herd stranded on a piece of land in the middle of the Mahanadi River was lowered into the river for hours.
According to sources, a herd of eleven elephants were heading towards the Chandak forest from Athagarh when they got stuck on a stretch of land in the middle of the Mahanadi River after a heavy flow of water into the river.
Locals witnessed the incident and reported the matter to the forest department officials. On receipt of the information, two teams of officers reached the spot and conducted a rescue operation.

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