Jhapa: An elderly died in a wild tusker attack at Damak-3, Dumes of Jhapa on Tuesday evening. Ganesh Adhikari, 62, of Damak-6, Golatar died in the wild elephant attack.
According to ward chair Nabin Baral, the wild tusker had attacked Adhikari when he was irrigating a maize field through a canal. Adhikari died on the spot in the incident.
Dumse settlement is considered the tusker affected area. This is the second incident of killing of a human being by a wild tusker in the last two years, ward chair Baral added.