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Rohingya killed in wild elephant attack

19 January 2018, 5:02:00

A Rohingya man was killed in an elephant attack in Majurchhara area of Kutupalong Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila early Friday (jan 19).

The deceased was identified as Yakub Ali (45) son of Mahmud Ali.

A wild elephant entered the camp around 3 am and killed Yakub by using his turtle, said officer-in-charge of Ukhia Police Station M Abul Khayer quoting family members.

Earlier, 12 Rohingyas, including women and children, were killed in several elephant attacks in the Rohingya camp.

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