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Teenagers killed in Bandarban wild elephant attack

Published : Sunday, 24 January, 2021 at 12:38 PM  Count : 309

Teenagers killed in Bandarban wild elephant attack

Two teenage boys were killed in an attack by a wild elephant at Konapara in Alikadam upazila of Bandarban district early Sunday.

Another one was also injured during the incident.

The deceased were identified as Mansur Alam, 17, and Humayun Kabir, 14, residents of Membar Para in the upazila.

Alikadam Upazila chairman Abul Kalam said a herd of wild elephants invaded the area at dead of night.   

At one stage, a wild elephant swooped into a house in Membar Para and vandalised it. Mansur and Humayun came under the attack of the elephant while trying to drive it away from the area.

Police sent the bodies to a local hospital morgue.


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