GORESWAR: A wild elephant killed one Mallika Pathok (4), daughter of Ranjit Pathok, at no.1 Dongergaon village under Tamulpur civil subdivision in Baksa district on Wednesday night. Sources said that a wild elephant came down from the Bhutan hills to the area in search of food and water on Wednesday night and entered Dongergaon village. The elephant destroyed many houses in search of paddy and entered the house of Ranjit Pathok. The family members tried to save their lives by running away but the wild elephant, known as ‘Laden’, caught Mallika by its trunk and trampled her to death. Her pregnant mother Lata Pathok was also injured in the attack.
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