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Video: Crocodile Enters Madhya Pradesh Colony Amid Heavy Rain

The crocodile can be seen in front of a house in a narrow lane of the residential colony.Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh: A crocodile wandered into a residential colony in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district amid heavy rainfall on Sunday and was captured after an hour-long operation, an official said.The reptile was spotted in a colony near the…

Video: Crocodile Enters Madhya Pradesh Colony Amid Heavy Rain

The crocodile can be seen in front of a house in a narrow lane of the residential colony.

Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh:

A crocodile wandered into a residential colony in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district amid heavy rainfall on Sunday and was captured after an hour-long operation, an official said.

The reptile was spotted in a colony near the old bus stand in the early hours of the day, following which the authorities were informed, sub divisional officer of police (SDOP) Ajay Bhargava said.

A rescue team from Madhav National Park was called in and the crocodile was captured after an hour-long effort, he said, adding that the eight-foot-long reptile was later released in Sankhya Sagar Lake According to officials, the crocodile might have entered the colony from a swollen nullah passing next to it.

In a video of the rescue operation, the crocodile can be seen in front of a house in a narrow lane of the residential colony.

Following the rain on Saturday night, the district administration directed its employees not to leave the headquarters without prior permission of the collector.

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