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Forest Officer Killed in Wild Elephant Attack in Naxalbari

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Naxalbari, Jun 22 (Siliguri Journal) – A forest worker, Rajendra Roy, was killed by a wild elephant late Friday night in the Kalabari forest area of Naxalbari. Roy was an Aranyasathi with the Forest Department.

According to reports, four forest workers were trying to guide a group of elephants back into the forest near the Ashapur Tea Estate in Naxalbari when a wild elephant attacked. Three workers managed to escape, but Rajendra Roy was unable to evade the elephant and suffered severe injuries.

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Forest officials rescued Roy and transported him to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH), where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Forest Department and local police are currently investigating the incident.

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Sk Sahiluddin
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Sk Sahiluddin is a seasoned journalist and media professional with a passion for delivering accurate and impactful news coverage to a global audience. As the Editor of Siliguri Journal, he plays a pivotal role in shaping the editorial direction and ensuring the highest journalistic standards are upheld.
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