Jumbo kills one in Jhargram


Jhargram: Tension spread in Jhargram Sub Division’s Nayagram block area after a 60 year old man was killed by a raging jumbo when he was about leave his home to attend nature’s call in the morning. On opening the door of his house he found the elephant standing in front of his door. The elephant picked him up and threw him away killing him on spot.

Divisional officer of Kharagpur Anjan Guha said, “There are some elephants in the area. One among them may have entered the residential area in search of food. The accident has occurred because the man was unmindful.”