A 20-year-old woman died after being injured by an elephant in Bandarban’s Lama upazila.
The deceased was identified as Rahima Begum, daughter of Solaiman Mia at Aziznagar union of Lama upazila, said SM Kaiser, divisional forest officer of Lama.
He told The Daily Star that a mother elephant attacked a house in Aziznagar, killing the girl.
Asian Elephants, an endangered species, call the forests and hills around Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar their home. As important habitats shrink, human-elephant conflict grows.