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Five elephants were tethered for a religious festival in southern India when one of the animals broke loose, according to reports.

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    According to reports five elephants were tethered and being kept for a religious festival in a remote village when one of the animals broke free and went on a rampage attacking nearly 27 vehicles parked near a temple. No injuries were reported. (Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016)

    An elephant in a remote Indian village was videotaped on a rampage, tossing and damaging about 27 vehicles last Thursday.

    Five elephants were tethered for a religious festival in southern India when one of the animals broke loose, according to reports.

    The escapted elephant attacked small trucks and motorbikes. Footage shows it using its trunk to pick up and throw large vehicles. Two young riders were on its back at the time.

    No injuries have been reported.