In Jashpur Nagar, Chhattisgarh, a villager died on the spot in the attack of a dental elephant. The incident took place in the forest of Samdama village in Tapakara forest range of the district. According to the information, Babulal, a 55-year-old resident of this village, along with another colleague had gone to take care of the farm on Monday. While returning home in the evening, he was confronted by a dental elephant wandering in the area. Dantail ran and wrapped Babulal in the trunk and slammed it into the ground and crushed him with his leg.
The body of the mill villager after three hours
The villager running with Babulal somehow escaped his life and reached the village and informed the family of the incident. With the help of the forest department, the villagers and family tried to find Babulal on Saturday, but they could not succeed due to the darkness and rain. In the early hours of Tuesday, the forest department, along with the villagers, started a campaign to find Babulal again. His body was recovered after nearly two hours of hard work.
25 thousand rupees immediate help to family
The department has provided immediate assistance of Rs 25 thousand to the family of Babulal. This is the 21st incident of death in elephant attack in the year 2020. In the decade from 2010 to 2020, this year is the highest number of deaths in elephant attacks this year. The Tapakara forest enclosure on the border of Odisha has become a permanent habitat for elephants. According to the forest department, there are 25 elephants including Gautami Dal in this area. Let us know that earlier there have been reports of elephants attacking humans from every corner of the country.