Another man trampled to death by wild tusker in Assam

Guwahati, May 3 : One person was trampled to death by a wild tusker in Assam's Nagaon district on Wednesday, officials said. According to forest officials, a wild tusker went on to rampage a few houses in Lengteng village in Kaliabor area in the district. A villager identified as Ajit Chaura tried to chase the elephant away, the pachyderm attacked the person caused serious injuries. Chaura was later rushed to a nearby hospital but the doctors declared him dead. His body was sent for an autopsy. Notably, human-elephants conflicts are on the rise in Assam since last few years. Two days ago, wild tuskers wreaked havoc in Tamulpur district that caused the death of a person. In Tamulpur district's Guabari area on Monday, a man was trampled to death after being attacked by a pachyderm near his residence, according to locals. The deceased was identified as Rajen Pradhan. /IANS


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