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47-year-old man trampled to death by elephant in Uttarakhand

A 47-year-old man trampled to death by an elephant. This happenedBiha in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district.

The man trampled to death when he took his cattle for grazing in the forest.

“A 47-year-old man trampled by an elephant in Devchauri range of Ramnagar forest division on Sunday evening around 6:45 pm. The man grazing his cattle when he by mistake entered the reserve forest area and was attacked by the elephant,” said Joshi.

Injured man win rushed to a hospital by forest officials. However declared dead at the hospital. The deceased’s family given due compensation of Rs 3 lakh by the forest department.

Earlier, Bhuwan Ram, 51, a forest watcher killed by an elephant in the month of June. In July Parvati Devi, 60, a forest watcher’s wife attacked and killed.

Man-animal conflict has increased because of several reasons. There a need to sensitise people about man-animal conflict and how to avoid it.

In November last, a wild elephant killed two people in Haridwar when it went on a rampage in two villages.