Elephants kill one person in Jalpaiguri

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.