Locals, who saw a deer struggling in the water in Nagarjunsagar Left Canal, used a net and saved it from drowning, at Haliya in Nalgonda district. They informed the officials and police, who arrived and took the deer to the veterinary hospital for treatment. It would be handed over to the forest officials. The locals, ran along the canal wall, as far as the deer could go and netted it successfully. They bandaged its bleeding legs and carried it in a vehicle.