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Swarms of locusts enter Jaipur, netizens share frightening videos of ‘attack’

While the state government has deputed many teams in order to control the attack by the crop-devouring insects, the incident has left people worried, with many taking to social media to express their concern.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 27, 2020 10:39:26 am
Locusts enter Jaipur, locusts viral video, #LocustAttack, twitter reactions, As the State continues its battle against Covid-19, the locust attacks is a major concern due to the insect’s ability to damage large portions of crops. (Source: Twitter)

For the first time since the early 1990s, large swarms of the locusts were seen making their way into Jaipur from Western Rajasthan on Monday. The swarm, which originated in North-West Pakistan and passed through Barmer and Jaisalmer districts, arrived in Jaipur through Nagaur and Sikar, confounding the fears of residents.

While the state government has deputed many teams in order to control the attack by the crop-devouring insects, the incident has left people worried, with many taking to social media to express their concern.

As the state continues its battle against Covid-19, the locust attack comes as an added challenge due to the insects’ ability to damage large portions of crops.

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