Talasing Hasampur (65), a resident of village Komrakata, in Nagaon was killed by an elephant at around 9.30 on Friday night.
According to forest officials, a heard of about 100 elephants entered the said village in search of food. On seeing the jumbos people raised a hue and cry to drive them away. Hasampur reportedly came of his house with a lamp in his hand and did not notice the elephant. The elephant immediately caught the man with its trunk and killed him on the spot. Later, forest officials and police personnel rushed to spot on receiving the information and brought the body to Hojai.