In Haridwar Crocodiles Enter Residential Areas.

In Haridwar Crocodiles Enter Residential Areas.

The department has deployed a team of 25 employees in the Laksar and Khanpur regions to catch crocodiles, and they are available round the clock.

People in the Laksar and Khanpur regions of Uttarakhand's Haridwar district are faced with a new scare crocodiles have started making their way into residential areas flooded by the swollen Ganga and its tributaries.

The forest department has been catching the reptiles that are coming with the floodwaters of the Ganges and its tributaries, the Ban Ganga and the Sonali rivers, and releasing them back into the rivers.

An official of the department said that so far, around a dozen crocodiles have been captured from the populated areas along the main rivers.