Assam: Woman Killed In Elephant Attack In Karbi Anglong

The deceased woman was a resident of Gharial Dubi in Bokajan. According to reports, she was out with her daughter early in the morning today when the elephant attacked them.
Assam: Woman Killed In Elephant Attack In Karbi Anglong
A wild elephant on a rampage in Assam.

A woman and her three-year-old child were attacked by an elephant in Bokajan in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Monday in which the woman lost her life.

The deceased woman was a resident of Gharial Dubi in Bokajan. According to reports, she was out with her daughter early in the morning today when the elephant attacked them.

The two sustained severe injuries and were rushed to the Bokajan Community Health Centre. The mother died on her way and was declared dead on arrival.

On the other hand, doctors said that the child is in a serious condition and has been referred to Dimapur in Nagaland for better treatment.

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In a similar incident, a child was trampled to death at Baithalangso in West Karbi Anglong district in an elephant attack on April 28.

According to reports, a lady identified as Kabon Rongfarpi was busy cleaning grass in front of her house. Along with her was her one-and half-year-old daughter Umjalin Ingti.

At that time, an elephant began chasing the mother-daughter duo. The elephant chased them till a certain distance and attacked them. In the process Rongfarpi was grievously injured, while her daughter died on the spot.

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