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Efforts on to remove 14 jumbos near Bangalore

Forest officials on Monday intensified their efforts to drive away a herd of wild elephants,camping a few kilometres away from Electronics City,home to many IT and BT companies.

Forest officials on Monday intensified their efforts to drive away a herd of wild elephants,camping a few kilometres away from Electronics City,home to many IT and BT companies.

A herd of 14 elephants which entered from Tamil Nadu were camping at Dommasandra,a few kilometres from Electronics City,Bangalore Rural Superintendent of Police Prakash said. All precautionary measures have been taken to prevent the elephants straying into the city limits. “There is every chance of the elephants doing it,” Forest official Rangegowda said.

The forest officials attempts to drive the elephants into the nearby forests haven’t been successful.