Crocodile Rescued After 8-Hour Struggle In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A 3-feet-long crocodile was rescued from a pond after an eight-hour struggle at Sathibati village under Maharampur panchayat in Tihidi block of Bhadrak district on Wednesday.

Reportedly, some locals had witnessed the crocodile in the village pond and had informed the forest department. After inspection, forest officials and fire services personnel launched a rescue operation yesterday morning.

The water of the pond was drained out using four motor pumps. The rescue operation continued for over eight hours under the supervision of the local Tehsildar and Sarpanch. Finally, the crocodile was rescued in the evening with the help of locals.