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Wild Tusker crushes youth to death in Jhapa

BHADRAPUR: A wild elephant trampled a man to death at Budhabare VDC-4, Jhpa district, last night. Thirty-eight years old Ganesh Bahadur Bhusal Uparkoti was trampled to death by the pachyderm at 11:30 pm on Wednesday while he was irrigating the rice fields, said the Area Police Office, Budhabare.

This is the first instance of wild elephant killing a human being this year. Seven people were killed by wild elephants in Jhapa district last year. RSS

Published Date: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 | 01:13 AM

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