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Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

KOLKATA, India A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running.

As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved through the streets.

Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

KOLKATA, India A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running.

As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved through the streets.

Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

KOLKATA, India A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running.

As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved through the streets.

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