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Two teens killed in wild elephant attack in Bandarban

| Updated: January 25, 2021 14:01:07

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Two teens killed in elephant attack in Bandarban

Two teenage boys were killed in an attack by a wild elephant at Konapara area in Alikadam upazila of Bandarban district early Sunday.

The victims were identified as Mansur Alam, 17, and Humayun Kabir, 14, residents of Membar Para in the upazila, reports UNB.

Abul Kalam, chairman of Alikadam upazila, said a herd of wild elephants invaded the area at the dead of night.

At one stage, a wild elephant swooped into a house in Membar Para and vandalised it.

Mansur and Humayun came under the elephant attack while trying to drive it away from the area.

An unidentified man was also injured in the attack by the elephant.

He was taken to a local hospital.

Police recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital morgue.

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