A man died in a wild elephant attack when villagers were chasing the herd at Gabrakhali border area in Mymensingh’s Haluaghat upazila.
The deceased was identified as Md. Iddis Mia, 50.
According to locals, a herd of 30-35 wild elephants came to the Gabrakhali border area and went into the village’s crop fields looking for food.
Villagers of Kandapara chased the herd to drive them away.
Iddis Mia was attacked when he got too close to the herd, said Md. Abdul Mannan, Chairman of Gazirvita union parishad.
Shahinuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Haluaghat police station, confirmed the matter.