CHITWAN: A man and his son lost their lives in an elephant attack near Ambuwa post, along Madi Thori Hulaki Sadak, of Chitwan district, this morning.

Baburam Poudel (60) and his son Raju Poudel (35), of Baruwa in Madi Municipality-1, were en route to Bandarjhula from Madi in a motorbike (Lu 31 Pa 2911) when the elephants attacked them at 7:30 am.

They died on the spot.

According to the information officer of Chitwan National Park, Gopal Ghimire, a herd of elephants with their calves had attacked the father-son duo in Madi Municipality-9.