Monday, July 15, 2024

Elephants vs people

Kurkuttipara offers a classic case of human-animal conflict. In this remote place beyond Barkal of Rangamati, villagers cannot hate anything more than the herd of nine elephants. Even the mind boggling beauty of the place, surrounded by rippling crystal blue waters of Kaptai Lake, could not hide the deep-seated anger and enmity of the conflicting ... Read more

Elephant tramples 1 to death

A man was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Naikhangchhari upazila of Bandarban district early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Saber Ahmed, 45, of Chhagalkhaiya village. His brother Shaidul Islam, 29, who was also trampled by the elephant, is battling for his life. Baishari Union Parishad chairman Monirul Islam said an elephant