Guwahati: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Assam’s Golaghat district on Monday, officials said.
The incident took place from Adarsh Gaon near the Panbari area in Bokakhat of the district.
The incident occurred when the victim was heading to a paddy field for grazing, the wild elephant attacked her. Following the incident, the woman was immediately taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention but declared dead.
The deceased has been identified as Reena Das.
As per sources, it is suspected that the elephant had strayed into the area in search of food.
Last week too, a minor girl was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Mariani in the Jorhat district. The incident took place in the Bijoypur area.