Border guard, woodcutter trampled to death

2015-04-03 - Coxs Bazar, India.

Two people, including a Border Guard Bangladesh member, were trampled to death by wild elephants in Cox´s Bazar and Chittagong yesterday. The BGB man was identified as Lance Nayak Habibur Rahman, 44, who hailed from Jhalakathi, reports our Cox´s Bazar correspondent. Commander of BGB-17 Battalion in Cox´s Bazar Col Khalequzzaman said Habibur was killed after three wild elephants attacked a BGB team which had gone to Himchhari Shampan Hill area in Ramu upazila around 2:00am...

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Bangladesh park seeks food aid for detained elephants

2007-05-17 - Coxs Bazar, India.

A Bangladesh safari park has called for urgent financial help from the government to feed nine elephants after their mahouts were detained by police last month after they used the pachyderms to illegally fell trees. Charges have been filed against the men and their principal employers. Keepers of the 900-hectare (2,250-acre) Dulhazara Safari Park said they lacked the food or money to feed the nine additional guests, which consume large amounts of paddy, rice and banana trees each day.

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Villagers look at the carcass of a dead elephant in Cox

Bangladesh elephant dies in fight with another

2007-03-22 - COXS BAZAR, Bangladesh.

A century-old elephant died after a rare fight with another elephant in a Bangladesh forest, officials said on Thursday. Forest officials retrieved the dead elephant, a male around 100 years old, and conducted an autopsy which suggested it died of injuries inflicted in a clash with another male. The other elephant was likely to be injured, and officials were trying to locate it.

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3 Headlines about Elephants from COXS BAZAR2015-04-03 - Coxs Bazar, India - Border guard, woodcutter trampled to death 2007-05-17 - Coxs Bazar, India - Bangladesh park seeks food aid for detained elephants 2007-03-22 - COXS BAZAR, Bangladesh - Bangladesh elephant dies in fight with another

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