Wild elephant kills elderly woman in Chattogram

Staff Correspondent. Chattogram | Published: 19:33, Apr 16,2021


An elderly woman was killed in an attack by a wild elephant at Banshkhali upazila in Chattogram on Friday.

The deceased is Nur Ayesha, 62, from Jaldi area of the upazila.

Upazila nirbahi officer Saiduzzaman Chowdhury said that the woman came under attack of a wild elephant when she went to a hilly garden to pluck lemons at around 7:00am.

The attack left her dead on the spot, he said.

The upazila administration provided deceased’s family with Tk 20,000, he added.

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