West Bengal: Rampaging elephant damages houses in Siliguri

A rampaging elephant today strayed from Baikunthapur forest area and entered Siliguri town damaging buildings there, police said. The elephant was first spotted at Dabgram, Fulbari areas within ward numbers 30 and 40 of Siliguri town which falls within the limits of Jalpaiguri district. Panic-stricken people started running helter-skelter and Forest personnel rushed to the spot to drive away the pachyderm to the forest. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.

Feb 13, 2016, 00:29 AM IST