Berhampur: Forest Department officials today successfully rescued an elephant, which had fallen into a ditch near Alarigarh village in Sheragada area of Odisha’s Ganjam district last night.
On being informed by locals, staffers of Digapahandi Forest Division recahed the spot this morning and initiated rescue operation. An excavator was used to excavate soil in order to facilitate the pachyderm to come out of the ditch.
They eventually managed to rescue the animal with help from villagers.
— Sambad English (@Sambad_English) February 2, 2020