63-year old man trampled to death by a wild elephant in Alipurduar

Alipurduar, 22nd April: A wild elephant from the Bhutri Forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve under Kalchini block claimed the life of a 63-year-old man named Budhuya Munda, a resident of Central Dooars Tea garden in Kalchini block. 

As per the report, the incident took place when the elderly man went inside the jungle to collect fuelwood. The forest department officials, upon sighting the dead body reported the incident to the Kalchini police, who reached the spot shortly after and recovered the body.

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