Bhadrapur, A man was killed by a wild elephant in Kankaimai municipality on Tuesday. Homnath Khanal.63, of ward no. 2 of the municipality was trampled to death by the elephant.
Khanal had gone to collect green fodder inside the Jamunkhadi community forest when the incident took place in the afternoon, according to spokesperson of District Police Office, Jhapa Mahendra Kumar Shrestha. Four others who had accompanied Khanal managed to escape to safety.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.