Jharsuguda : A house was damaged and several paddies were eaten by a jumbo which sneaked into the Harijanpada under Laikera Block on wee hours of Sunday.
The damaged house belonged to one Kusalata Mahananda, resident of Harijanpada, under Laikera Block
As per the forester Jharsuguda Ramesh Chandra Nath,” An elephant had sneaked into Laikera area from Kolabira area and after damaging a house it has gone back into Kolabira area. Elephant squads are tracking the movement of an elephant. Additionally, appropriate compensation would be given as per the Government norms.”