Elephant Attack in Saptari: 2 Killed

Elephant Attack

Saptari, Apr 4: At least two people were killed in Saptari elephant attack.  The deceased have been identified as Roshan Jha, 22, and Sanjay Safi, 30. After the elephant attack both of them were severe injured. They breathed their last during treatment at Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, informed Saptari SP Anuraj Dibedi.

Five others were injured in the attack. They have been admitted to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences and Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj. The elephant from the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve entered Saptari’s old headquarters in Hanuman Nagar and wreaked havoc on Tuesday morning.

Saptari DSP Laxmi Raj Adhikari informed locals and police chased the elephant towards the Koshi River. The local people are in terror of the elephant and shut down the bazaar due to its fear.

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