• Download mobile app
24 Oct 2021, Edition - 2294, Sunday

Trending Now

  • 34 dead as record rains lash Uttarakhand, trigger floods
  • Melbourne welcomes vaccinated Sydney residents without quarantine
  • India reports 14,623 new #COVID19 cases, 19,446 recoveries & 197 deaths in the last 24 hrs as per Union Health Ministry

Coimbatore

Kumki brought to guide elephants to forest in Periyanaickenpalayam

Covai Post Network

Share

The forest department is to have the services of a kumki (tame) elephant to push back to the jungles three elephants which have been creating panic for the last one week in Periyanaickenpalayam and its surroundings.

The kumki was brought today to guide the elephants to the forests. They have been moving around a 10-km radius in the rural limits, for the last one week, damaging crops and ration materials from a shop.

Efforts to scare them away to the jungle by bursting crackers failed and one of the pachyderms attacked and killed an 85-year old woman and injured another early yesterday.

The department brought kumki Sujaya this morning and officials have begun operations.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER