Guwahati, Dec 26: Two people were killed after being attacked by wild elephants in Charaideo of Assam district on Monday.
The incident took place on the Manjusri tea estate near Sonari in the Charaideo district.
Haidar Ali, a forest official of Sonari told the media that, two people were killed after being attacked by a herd of wild elephants who entered the area in search of food.
“The herd of wild elephants came out from a nearby reserve forest area,” the forest official said.
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Earlier, on December 15, at least three persons, including a child, were killed and two others injured when they had been attacked by a herd of untamed elephants withinside the Goalpara district.
Two vehicles were also damaged by the elephants. The incident took place on the Lakhipur-Agia road of the Lakhipur forest range.
On December 7, one person was killed after he was attacked by wild elephants and one tusker was electrocuted in the Goalpara district.