Elephant tramples JSD leader dead in India

United News of Bangladesh . Kushtia | Published: 14:11, Jan 26,2019


Syed Saimun Kanak. — UNB photo

A central leader of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Darjeeling of India on Friday.

Deceased Syed Saimun Kanak, was media affairs secretary of JSD and son of former executive president of the party’s central committee late Nur Alam Ziku.

He lived in Sadarghat area ofOld Dhaka.

Kushtia district unit JSD president Golam Mohsin confirmed the incident to journalists.

Quoting Kanak’s wife Mala Saimun, he said that Kanak was killed in the attack of a wild elephant at Dooars in Darjeeling in the afternoon.

The body will be brought home today after conducting autopsy and he will be buried in Dhaka, Golam Mohsin added.

Kanak went to India with his wife on January 20 to visit Dooars.

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