An elephant broke inside the boundary wall at Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun. When the security personnel caught sight, there was a stir among the personnel present there.
Forest department team reached the spot.
Planes were often seen flying on the airstrip, but a different view was seen on Wednesday at Jollygrant Airport in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. Here there was no flight but an elephant running on the runway.Elephant at Airport). When the security personnel caught sight of the elephant, which reached the terminal building in the early hours after breaking the boundary wall of the airport, there was a stir among the personnel present there.
In fact, a wild elephant entered the Jolly Grant airport here early on Wednesday and reached the airstrip. After which the information was immediately given to the Forest Department as soon as the security personnel noticed it. Nathi Lal Doval, officer of Thano Range of Dehradun Forest Division said that the forest department team reached the spot and took out the elephant from the airport by bursting firecrackers.
Forest department’s sweat in removing the elephant
After leaving the airport, the elephant entered a nearby village and damaged several houses. After this the elephant once again broke the wall of the airport and entered there. This time the forest department lost its sweat in getting the elephant out and after about two hours of hard work, it could be pulled out of the airport. Around four o’clock in the morning, the way the elephant had entered the airport, went back the same way.
Such incidents often happen in Dehradun-Rishikesh area.
Not only did the local people get upset due to this, but the people associated with the airport also had to face problems. Such incidents are continuously coming to the fore in Dehradun-Rishikesh. Last Sunday, a youth resident of Clementtown, who had gone to visit Sauda-Sarauli with friends in Dehradun, was thrashed to death by an elephant. According to the police, the three friends had gone up to a kilometer deep in the forest. At around six o’clock suddenly he encountered an elephant in the forest. Two youths somehow escaped, but the third one was killed by the elephant.
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