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Officials of the forest department of Assam’s Goalpara district had rescued five wild elephants with the help of locals after the jumbos got stuck in a muddy pond in the lower Assam district on December 2.

The Assam Kaziranga University admissions

Five wild elephants, including a calf, were stuck in a muddy pond at Choibari area near Lakhipur in Goalpara district on December 1 night.

According to the locals, a herd of elephants came to the area from nearby hills in search of food and five among the herd got stuck in the pond on December 1 night.

On December 2 morning, some locals noticed the incident and they immediately informed local forest official and police.

Later, forest officials along with police rescued the wild elephants from the pond with the help of local villagers.

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Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.

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