Indian police use elephants to demolish homes, evict illegal settlers

Source: Globaltimes.cn-VCG Published: 2017/12/5 17:42:36

Highlights: Indian police effectively used elephants as bulldozers to demolish houses and evict illegal settlers from the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary in India's Assam state on November 27, 2017. According to government officials, the settlements had been driving the animals away from the protected sanctuary into other inhabited areas in search of food, leading to the destruction of crops and deaths.

  • An Indian police officer drives an elephant into a small hut in Guwahati, India on November 27, 2017. Photo: VCG

  • An Indian police officer drives an elephant into an illegally built home in Guwahati, India on November 27, 2017. Photo: VCG

  • An Indian police officer rides an elephant during a campaign to demolish illegal homes in Guwahati, India on November 27, 2017. Photo: VCG






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