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C'garh: Wild elephant crushes woman, son to death


Press Trust of India Balrampur
A woman and her four-year-old son were killed and two others were injured when a wild elephant attacked them in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur district, officials said on Saturday.
The incident occurred on Friday late night in Sevari village under Rajpur development block, said KS Khutiya, Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO), Forest, Rajpur.
The deceased were identified as Saroj Tirki (35) and her son Vivek Tirki, he said.
The jumbo, who was part of a herd of wild pachyderms, also attacked Shantisange Tirki (59) and Amarmani Tirki (58) but they somehow manged to free themselves.
Their condition is stated to be critical.

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First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 9:10 PM IST

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