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Army personnel killed in elephant attack

2022 Jan 16, 13:42, Chitwan
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An Army personnel succumbed to injuries from a wild elephant attack in the Chitwan National Park.

Gupta Bahadur Thapa, corporal of Khadga Battalion of Nepal Army, was on patrol when elephant named Dhrube attacked him around 6 pm on Saturday, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.

The 35-year-old who is originally from Phimti Rural Municipality-4 in Baglung district was cycling when 'Dhrube' attacked him, said SSP Narahari Adhikari.

Critically injured in the incident, he was rushed to the Purano Medical College where he breathed his last during the treatment.


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