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One killed as elephants ravage Chachoengsao workers’ camp


A woodcutter on a Chachoengsao eucalyptus plantation was trampled to death by wild elephants on Thursday morning (October 31).

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Police were summoned at 8am to the workers’ camp in Tha Takiap district that had been destroyed by a herd of about 30 elephants.
The man killed had been asleep when the attack began.
Police were told the camp was close to an elephant trail and a local village head had warned the workers, but no fires were set to ward off wildlife.
A dog was heard barking in the area and might have panicked the elephants.

Published : October 31, 2019

By : The Nation