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Watch: Elephant rescued after falling into trench near Karnataka wildlife sanctuary

Locals alerted the forest department officials after spotting the tusker stuck inside a cattle proof trench near the MM Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 28, 2020 8:24:58 am
Tuskar, elephant Karnataka, rescue, elephant rescue, elephant videos, Viral video, MM Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Arkanahalla, Trending news, Indian Express news.As per the video shared on Twitter by Indian Forest Service Officer Yedukondalu V, the tusker was moved with the help of a crane. (Picture credit: Twitter/ Yedukondalu V)

A tusker that fell into a trench near a wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka’s Arkanahalla on Wednesday was rescued by the state forest department.

Locals alerted forest department officials after spotting the tusker stuck inside a trench near the MM Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka.

Officials levelled the ground and created a path for the elephant to climb out of the trench, but it was too exhausted.

A video shared on Twitter by Indian Forest Service officer Yedukondalu V showed how officials used a crane to pull the elephant out.

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The video has been viewed over a lakh time since being shared on Twitter.

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