Minor boy killed in Chattogram elephant attack
A minor boy was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Boalkhali upazila on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Akib, 2, son of Shamshul Alam of Koroldonga village in the upazila.
Md Helal Uddin Faruki, officer-in-charge of Boalkhali Police Station, said when Akib and his family members were returning home the elephant attacked them around 1:30 am, leaving Akib dead on the spot and his father injured.
The elephant entered the locality on Friday night, the OC said.
Earlier on November 24, three people, including a teacher, were trampled to death by wild elephants in separate places in the same upazila.