A wild elephant known as ‘Laden’ killed two women at Santipara village in Darangiri under Goalpara district on Saturday night. According to reports, several elephants have been moving around in Santipara village for the last couple of years and damaging crops and houses.
As per the locals, the deceased women were identified as Ahari Rabha (70) and Nandita Rabha (35). Meanwhile, a toddler also sustained injuries during the incident.
Laden, the elephant attacked the two women while they were working outside their house. The duo died on the spot, while the toddler was undergoing treatment at a hospital.
Meanwhile, on learning about it forest officials rushed to spot and inquired about the incident.