- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
NewsElephant kills woman, 70, and returns to trample on...

Elephant kills woman, 70, and returns to trample on her corpse at funeral in India

-

- Advertisment -

 Elephant kills woman, 70, and returns to trample on her corpse at funeral in India

An elephant in India killed a 70-year-old woman and then returned to her funeral to trample her corpse.

 

The woman, Maya Murmu was out drawing water in Raipal village, Eastern India when the escaped elephant came out of nowhere and trampled her on Thursday morning, June 9. 

 

She later died in hospital of her injuries, Rasgovindpur police station inspector Lopamudra Nayak said.

 

Later in the evening, the elephant returned as the 70-year-old’s body lay on top of her funeral pyre. 

 

It took her body down, trampled her again, threw her around, and went off into the night, according to the Press Trust of India. 

 

The elephant is believed to have travelled from the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in the state of Jharkhand, 200km away from Raipal in Odisha state, Mayurbhanj district.

 

According to local reports, the Independent said, the second trampling happened while Ms. Murmu’s family were performing the last rites. Despite the unfortunate scene, the family did go ahead with the ceremony after the elephant left. 

 

Around 100 people in India are killed each year by elephants, though the number can be as high as 300, according to the World Wildlife Fund.

 

 

- Advertisement -

Latest news

Newcastle house set on fire as NSW Police serious crime squad raids homes in Hamilton and Mayfield

A blaze was started in a home under siege during a tense three-hour stand-off with serious crime squad detectives...

Now, THIS is an actual threat to democracy –> FBI raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home (Trump statement screenshot) – twitchy.com

Guys, there is no easy way to say it …This is effed up.Trump released a statement a short while...
- Advertisement -

Alan Dershowitz Rips FBI Raid on Trump, Raises Legal Questions About How It Was Conducted – RedState

The reaction to the FBI raid — reportedly with a large group of agents — on Donald Trump’s home...

Who is Flint Farmer?(Huge update after skeletal remains of missing teen girl are found – but key question remains surrounding her death) Wiki, Bio,...

Flint Farmer Wiki                             Flint Farmer Biography Who...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

- Advertisement -