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Vol. 5 Num 894 Sat. December 02, 2006  
   
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2 killed in attack of elephants


Two people were killed by wild elephants in Dewanganj upazila of the district yesterday and the day before.

Shaila Begum, 50, of Chitalidighar village came under attack by a herd of wild elephants while she was collecting firewood at about 9:00am yesterday. She died instantly.

In another incident, a farmer named Motaleb Hossain, 50, of Muamari village, was trampled to death by the elephants on Thursday.

Locals said the elephants attacked Motaleb when he was working on his cropland at about 7:00pm.