Elephants Attack Commuters In Goalpara: At least three people were killed and two others were critically injured when a large herd of wild elephants attacked commuters on state highway 12 in Assam‘s Goalpara district on December 15.
Elephants Attack Commuters In Goalpara
A police officer said the incident took place when the pachyderms were crossing the road at Choto Sigri in Lakhipur area.
“The herd attacked an e-rickshaw, in which a family was travelling to Dudhnoi from Lakhipur, and a Guwahati-bound four-wheeler. Two persons commuting on the three-wheeler and one occupant of the car were killed in the incident,” he further added.
The officer concluded, ”Ramani Rabha (29) and his 17-month-old daughter Jinisha lost their lives in the attack on the e-rickshaw. His wife Manisha Rabha and five-year-old son Dhanush were critically injured. Both of them have been admitted to a local hospital in Lakhipur and their treatment is underway.”