Woman killed in elephant attack

Published On: January 1, 2023 12:21 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

GAURADAHA, Jan 1: A woman has died after being attacked by an elephant in Shiv Satakshi Municipality-11 of Jhapa. The incident took place at around 2:00 AM.

Krishna Maya Bhandari was attacked as she tried to escape from the elephants that were bringing her house down. Seriously injured in the attack, Krishna Maya died during treatment at a local hospital.

The elephant also attacked her husband Shanti Ram Bhandari and seriously injured him. He is undergoing treatment.

A group of four elephants including a baby elephant had entered the village from the nearby jungle at around 11 PM on Saturday.



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