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2 killed in jumbo attack in Udalguri

In a very tragic incident wild elephants killed Karlina Shal (55) and her daughter Jyoti Shal (7) last night at Deepa basti village near Kundarbil at around 2.30 am on September 7. On the other hand two of her grandsons were also injured by the wild herd. According to information the family members tried to escape but a wild makhna of the herd had killed mother and daughter on spot after damaging their houses.So far 18 people have been killed by wild elephants while 2 wild elephants also lost lives in the district in 2014 alone.
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