Elderly man killed in elephant attack

Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Published: 19:10, Feb 20,2021 | Updated: 00:45, Feb 21,2021


An elderly man was killed in an elephant attack at a Chattogram village Saturday morning.

The incident occurred at village Chapatoli under Anwara upazila in the district at about 5:00am, said Anwara police officer-in-charge Didarul Islam Sikder. The deceased was Aziz Fakir, 70, of Chapatoli under Battoli union in Anwara, he said. Aziz was attacked by an elephant when he was out early morning on a walk to a shrine, the officer said, and the elephant killed him on the spot.

The matter was reported to the Forest Department to take necessary steps, the he added.

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