Numaligarh/ Demow: Elephant attack in the state in on the rise. Residents of Golaghat’s Numaligarh are living sleepless nights due to herds of 70 to 80 wild elephants roaming the locality.
Several people across various regions of Numaligarh are rendered homeless due to the destruction by the wild elephants. Many houses and crops of the people are destroyed by the pachyderms.
Even though the state Forest Department has been informed by the locals, yet no action has been taken in the area. Meanwhile in Demow under Sivsagar district, wild elephants were reported causing panic among people since last morning. In the ensuing situation, two people including one woman lost lives.