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Jamtara: Grandfather and granddaughter crushed by a herd of elephants, both died

Narayanpur: Once again the havoc of a herd of wild elephants has been seen in Narayanpur police station area. A herd of wild elephants crushed two people to death in Bankhanjo village under Dighari Panchayat. According to the information, Janaul Ansari (50), resident of Koriyad of Ahilyapur police station area of ​​Giridih district, was coming from his in-laws house in Bankhanjo (Chainpur) along with his granddaughter Noorjahan Khatoon (7). Meanwhile, a herd of wild elephants attacked the grandfather and granddaughter. Due to this, both of them died on the spot. The incident is being reported around 3 pm on Monday afternoon. It may be noted that a herd of wild elephants from Tundi forest area of ​​Dhanbad district had knocked at Bankhonjo (Dighari Panchayat) area of ​​Narayanpur police station area on Sunday. According to eyewitnesses, the herd numbers around 30 including elephants and small children. About 12 years ago, the ranger of Narayanpur was crushed to death by a wild elephant in Mandro village. In the year 2018, a herd of elephants had saved a lot of trouble in Nurgi, Banjamuniya of Narayanpur. During this time three people were crushed to death.

Forest department team reached Bankhonjo village

As soon as information about the incident was received, the forest department team including Narayanpur BDO Murli Yadav, CO Shafi Alam, police station in-charge Dilip Kumar, chief Bablu Kisku reached Bankhonjo village. Along with the officers and personnel of the Forest Department, they are appealing to the people to take precautions. A crowd of people has gathered there to see the herd of elephants. A large number of people are coming to see the herd of elephants. People also create ruckus. Due to which a herd of elephants is suddenly attacking people. The Forest Department is continuously appealing to the people not to tamper with the elephant herd. People should not try to go in front of the crowd even by mistake. The forest department team is continuously trying to drive away the herd of elephants towards Tundi or Giridih forest area.


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