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Wild elephants kills 1, injures 2

One person died on the spot while two others received injury due to elephant attack on SUnday night at Saralpara village along Indo-Bhutan border in Kokrajhar district.

According to villagers, a herd of wild elephant reached the village by 10 pm and vandalized around five houses too in the village where a person was trampled to death and two others received serious injuries. Injured were rushed to Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital. Victim was identified as Lal Bahadur Chetry (58), and injures are Dinonath Adhikari (70) and one is yet to he known. 

Forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma said that the wild elephants come out along the human habituated area in search of foods, so the conflict in between man and elephants are happening in the state

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