Jashpur. The menace of wild elephants is continuously increasing in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh. Where incidents of attacks on people by wild elephants are continuously coming to light. Late on Wednesday evening, an elephant killed a woman passerby on the main road in Bagicha forest area, during which two people including a disabled person riding on a tricycle had a narrow escape.
Woman had to bear heavy burden to help disabled person
Forest staff ranger Ashok Singh, who reached the spot after receiving information about this incident, said that the body of the deceased woman has been recovered and handed over to her family. Manmohan Korwa, an eyewitness, told that he was going from Maini to Samarbar with his sister-in-law Jayanti Korwa, when suddenly an elephant came and pulled Jayanti (aged 45 years), who was pushing my tricycle, with his trunk. I picked him up and threw him, resulting in his death on the spot. Another associate of Manmohan, Rambihari Korwa, saved his life by running away from the spot.
Many districts affected by human-elephant conflict
It is noteworthy that human-elephant conflict in the northern part of Chhattisgarh has been a matter of concern for the last decade. This danger is being seen mainly in Surguja, Jashpur, Raigarh, Korba, Surajpur and Balrampur districts.
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