Another woman attacked by elephant (Riawala, India)


The Tribune

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A day after a woman was trampled by an elephant in the Ramnagar area of Kumaon, another woman was attacked by an elephant in the Riawala area here today.

The incident happened at the Satyanarayan section of Motichoor area of Raiwala. The victim, Jhuma Devi (36), had gone to forest to collect fodder this morning when she was attacked by an elephant.

After sustaining grievous injuries, Jhuma Devi somehow managed to escape from the jaws of death by hiding herself behind a big tree. Jhuma was later taken to hospital where her condition is stated to be serious.

Only yesterday, a woman was killed by an elephant in Ramnagar forests of Kumaon. The victim, Amrit Kaur (42), was attacked by an elephant in the Sitabani area of Ramnagar.