Wild tuskers destroy four houses (Nepal)


The Katmandu Post

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A herd of wild elephants vandalised four houses located at the Lahan Municipality – 15 of Siraha.

The elephants straying from a nearby jungle inflicted considerable damages to the houses belonging to Mohan Yadav, Bam Bhola Yadav, Shiva Yadav and Shyam Yadav.

The herd of elephants razed down the houses and damaged the food and grains stored inside causing a loss equivalent to Rs 300,000, police said.

Elderly dies after being struck by bike

Meanwhile, an elderly was killed after being struck by a motorbike last night along the Choharwa – Siraha road stretch in Siraha.

The motorbike (Sa 7 Pa 7023) heading south hit 70 – year – old Debua Sada, who was crossing the road. Sada succumbed to serious injuries sustained during the accident while being rushed to Biratnagar for treatment, District Police Office, Siraha said.