Powerful photo captures elephant, calf escaping flaming tar balls: 'Hell is Here'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 08, 2017, 09:34 AM(IST)

The award-winning picture titled 'Hell is Here'. Courtesy: Biplap Hazra@Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards 2017 Photograph:( Facebook )

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The photograph shows a mob hurling tar bombs and crackers at the elephants to scare away from a human settlement which was nearby.

A photograph showing an elephant and its calf fleeing an angry mob, have won the wildlife photography award for 2017 instituted by the Sanctuary Asia wildlife magazine.

The photograph titled 'Hell is Here' is clicked by Bipal Hazra, a wildlife photographer from West Bengal.

 

The photograph shows a mob hurling tar bombs and crackers toward the animals pushing them away from a human settlement nearby. The photograph is taken in West Bengal's Bankura district, an area which sees the large-scale man-animal conflict.

People on Twitter are furious after seeing this photo.

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