Herd of Elephants entered into Village: Crops damaged

Herd of Elephants entered into Village: Crops damaged

July 25: A herd of wild elephants entered into Aithooru village in Kadaba taluk. The Elephants have destroyed arecanut, banana, coconut trees and other crops in the plantations which belonged to Mohanchandra, Thammayya Gowda and Marvathadka Monappa Gowda.
Along with the plantations, the Elephants have also damaged pipes and sprinklers used in the plantations. The local residents with the help of  forest officials were successful in chasing the herd of elephants back to forest.
Aithooru Gram Panchayat President Sathish said that herd of three elephants camp on the periphery of the forest during daytime and enter villages during the night due to whichh the villagers are scared to venture outside.

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