This is the moment an.gry residents in India launched fi.rebo.mbs at a mother elephant and her calf in a bid to stop the confused animals wandering onto their crops in India.
The images taken in Bishnupur, India, show the extreme lengths the inhabitants go to deter elephants from damaging their property.
Men can be seen hurling fi.rebo.mbs at a mother and its calf, with the flames causing the panicked animals to run across a road. In another picture, villagers launch stones at a herd passing through their community.
Heartbreaking photos also show a family of elephants attempting to navigate a railway line built straight through their habitat.
Elephants wandering into villages and communities is an increasingly common occurrence amid deforestation across India.