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Wild elephant kills man in Cox's Bazar

  • Published at 07:31 pm September 13th, 2019
Cox's Bazar
Map of Cox's Bazar distrct Dhaka Tribune

The incident occurred early Friday

A wild elephant has trampled a man to death at Purbo Bhutiapara in Sadar upazila of Cox's Bazar.

The deceased is Nazir Ahmed, 48, of Bhutiarpara area.

The incident occurred early Friday.

Ashaduzzaman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Eidgaon Police Investigation Centre, said the elephant attacked the man while he was guarding a paddy field around 3am, leaving him injured.

Locals took the victim to a local hospital where the duty doctors declared him dead, said Kamal Uddin, a member of Eidgaon union parishad.