Photo of elephant and calf fleeing fire-throwing mob wins top prize

Photo of Photo of elephant and calf fleeing fire-throwing mob wins top prize
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Photograph taken in eastern India, titled ‘Hell is here’, shows crowd hurling flaming tar balls at animals

An arresting image showing an adult elephant and its calf fleeing a mob attack has won a top Asian wildlife photography prize.

It shows the two animals running among a crowd that has hurled flaming tar balls and crackers at them, reportedly to ward the elephants away from human settlements.

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