Goalpara, July 18: Six elephants stranded in the man-made pond in Assam’s Goalpara district were rescued successfully, the Forest Department informed.

The incident occurred at Chaibari, Lakhipur in Goalpara district.

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After receiving the information, the Forest Division staff reached the spot and successfully pulled out all six elephants.

“Six elephants were stranded in a man-made pond at Chaibari, Lakhipur in Goalpara district. The elephants were later successfully rescued by the staff of Forest Division by creating an escape way using an excavator,” Forest Department said.