Herd of Elephants trample woman to death in Chattogram | The Daily Star
04:57 PM, April 16, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:22 PM, April 16, 2021

Herd of Elephants trample woman to death in Chattogram

A woman died after a herd of wild elephants trampled her to death in her lemon garden at Joldi union of Bashkhali upazila in Chattogram this morning.

The incident took place at 8:30 am at when the victim went to pick lemons from her garden.

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The deceased was identified as Nure Aysa (56), hailing from South Joldi of Baskhali upazila.

Sheikh Anisuzzaman, range officer of Joldi Range under Wildlife and Nature Conservation Division of Chattogram told The Daily Star that the woman was trampled to death by a herd of elephants when she went to her lemon garden to pick lemons.

The woman died on the spot, he said. He also added that recently elephants are being sighted in daylight, a rare incident hardly seen before.

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