Elephants kill one person in Jalpaiguri

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 15:35

Jalpaiguri: One person was trampled to death by elephants on Thursday when the animals came to eat maize in a field at Banarhat in Jalpaiguri district.
Forest officials said 26-year-old Sarai Mahali was attacked by elephants when he went out of his relative`s home at Chunabhati tea garden early Thursday morning.

A resident of nearby Kachal Guri tea garden, Mahali came to his relative’s home here.

The herd of elephants also damaged Mahali`s relative`s mud house when the members of the family fled away.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 15:35

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