1 dead, 2 injured in elephant attack (Nepal)


Himalayan Times

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KATHMANDU: A man died and two others were injured when a herd of elephants attacked Praseni village of Bardiya district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Bimal Pariyar, a local, informed the Bardiya District Police Office.

The injured were locals Ram Prasad Lamichhane and Dinesh Singh Thakuri. The duo are currently receiving medical treatment for their injuries.

According to police, the elephants from the Bardiya National Park attacked the village at 7 am today.

Police personnel have been deployed to send the wild animals back to the forest, the DPO informed.