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Wild elephant kills elderly person in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

21 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: An elderly person was killed in an attack by a wild elephant in Anwara Upazila of the district on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Aziz Fakir, 73, of Battali area under the upazila.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Sheikh Jobayer Ahmed said Aziz came under attack when he was going to mosque for Fazr prayer in Chapatali village under Battali union. The attack left him dead on the spot, he said The authority will pay Tk 3 lakh to the family of the deceased in recompensation after receiving an appeal from the family, added the UNO.