Elephant Runs Amuck In A Gorakhpur Village, Kills Three
Gorakhpur, February 16 (TNA) An elephant ran amuck on Gorakhpur on Thursday and went on a rampage, killing three persons, police said. The incident happened in Mohammad Mafi village falling under the Chiluatal police station.
According to information, the pachyderm suddenly went berserk before its keepers could sense some trouble in the offing, it trampled three villagers who came in the way.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took note of the incident and directed officials to ensure that the elephant was controlled. He also condoled the loss of lives and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the deceased.