Elephant tramples man to death

People chase away wild elephants near the India-Nepal border. (Photo: courtesy: WWF)

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Jhapa: A wild elephant trampled a 60-year-old man to death at Shanibare of Mechinagar Municipality-14 in Jhapa district this morning.

Police said that the deceased is Ram Bahadur Burja (Magar) of Bhadrapur Municipality-9. It is said that Magar died on the spot in the elephant attack while picking tea leaves in the tea garden of local Tanka Poudel at 6:30 this morning.