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A man trampled to death


A 48-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant in Laldhang forest range of Pauri district. This was ascertained by a forest officer today.

Talking to Dainik nation, Range officer Virendra Pal Singh said that Bhopal Singh, a resident of Nathukhal village, had gone for some work last afternoon to beat no 7 of Laldhang forest range, a reserved area which is also considered an elephant corridor.

When he did not return home in the evening, villagers started searching for him, the officer said.

They informed the forest department after Bhopal’s trampled body was spotted in the reserved forest area late at night, the officer said. The body was sent for a post-mortem in Kotdwar today, he said.


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