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Minor boy killed in Chattogram elephant attack

Minor boy killed in Chattogram elephant attack

A minor boy was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Boalkhali upazila in Chattogram on Friday night.

The deceased was identified as Akib, 2, son of Shamshul Alam of Koroldonga village in the upazila.

Md Helal Uddin Faruki, officer-in-charge of Boalkhali Police Station, said when Akib and his family members were returning home the elephant attacked them around 1:30 am, leaving Akib dead on the spot and his father injured.

The elephant entered the locality on Friday night, the OC said.

Earlier on November 24, three people, including a teacher, were trampled to death by wild elephants in separate places in the same upazila, reports UNB.

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