One dies in wild tusker attack in Ilam


MANGALBARE: 52-year-old Somnath Bhandari of Peltimari village in Chulachuli Rural Municipality of Illam died after a wild elephant attacked him on Sunday.

The District Police Office, Ilam informed that Bhandari, succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital.

It is said that the wild elephant attacked Bhandari when he was irrigating his farm. The wild elephants in the last couple of weeks have wrecked havoc in the area by destroying houses and damaging farmland.