Jumbo rescued from canal in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A wild elephant that is trapped in the canal today under the Mahabirod forest range in Dhenkanal district, has been rescued by forest department officials later in the day.
The matter came to light after the locals took out Pachaitaram trapped in the canal.
According to sources, the wild elephant had trampled Panchanan Mishra of the same locality early in the morning. After which Jumbo was crossing the canal with an elephant herd but accidentally fell into the canal and got trapped.
On receiving the information, forest department officials reached the spot and conducted a rescue operation. Sources said the elephant was rescued and later released into the Mahabirod forest range.

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