Two elephant attacks killed five people in back-to-back rampages Sunday and Monday, officials said.
A 40-year-old man walked out of his rural West Bengal state home Monday to find five elephants bearing down on him, said senior forest official Ajay Das.
Mumbai dna reports that, one of the elephants tossed Prakash Boyra in the air and trampled him to death as Bardhaman district villagers screamed and captured the attack on video.
Anandamoyee Rai and Narayan Chandra Maji, both 60-year-old, were trampled to death in Nashigram village under Bhatar police station in the district when they had gone to the fields early this morning, the official said. At Baghasole village under Manteswar police station, Prakash Boyra (40) died after an elephant flung him to the ground by its trunk and trampled him, DFO Ajay Kumar Das said.