Elephant attack leaves 3 dead in Sherpur

Sun Online Desk

13th October, 2016 11:09:18 printer

Elephant attack leaves 3 dead in Sherpur

Three people including a housewife were killed in an attack by wild elephants at Panbar village in Jhenaigati upazila in Sherpur district on Thursday night.


The deceased were identified as Aytan Nesa, 46, wife of Sunnat Ali, Jahurul Haque alias Kala Jahurul, 35, and Abdul Hai, 40, of the village, UNB reports.


Upazila nirbahi officer of Jhenaigati Mohammad Selim Reza said a herd of 40-50 wild elephants intruded into the village from the hill in the evening and they went rampage through the locality.


The trio was trampled underfoot by the elephants while fleeing after the elephants swooped on their houses, he said.


The elephants were staying at the village till filing of this report around 10:30 pm.