Wild elephant destroys houses in Morang

URLABARI: A wild elephant that strayed into human settlement from the nearby jungle destroyed two houses in Urlabari Municipality-1 of Morang district.

The houses belonging to Balbir Thapa and Santa Dhimal in Jharsadi were torn down by the elephant at around Saturday midnight, according to Inspector Chandra Bahadur Thapa at the Area Police Office, Urlabari.

The incident took place while the tusked pachiderm inhabiting the Miklunk jungle, was roaming about the place lastnight, said police.