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    Indian one-horned rhino crosses a path in Kaziranga National Park, some 250kms east of Guwahati (File)

    Rhino Creates Ruckus at Indian Harvest Festival Gathering (VIDEO)

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    Several people were reportedly injured in the ensuing stampede, with some spectators climbing trees to save themselves.

    New Delhi (Sputnik) — A rhino escaped from the Kaziranga National Park situated in the Golaghat and Nagoan districts in the eastern Indian state of Assam on 15 January. It rampaged through the area, attacking people that had gathered to celebrate the annual harvest festival in Bipu, creating chaos.

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    The Rhino was finally captured by forest officials who then released the animal back into the Kaziranga National Park, according to reports.

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