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Man dies after elephant conflict in Malaysia

ALOR SETAR, Kedah: A male died on Friday afternoon (Sep 7) after he was believed to have been stepped on by an elephant while walking home with his hermit in Malaysia’s Kedah state. 

Padang Terap district military chief Noh Idris said Mat Juhid Osman, 49, and his hermit were returning home from an orchard nearby a Padang Terap district when they were believed to have been “suddenly” pounded by a elephant during about 6.30pm. 

The plant postulated injuries on a conduct and pennyless his arm in a attack, and was taken to Kuala Nerang Hospital by his brother. The alloy during a sanatorium later confirmed a victim’s death, Noh pronounced in a matter on Saturday.

The military arch pronounced a victim’s physique has been sent to Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah for a post-mortem.

The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) has been contacted to lane down a elephant and establish either it is still in a surrounding areas, he added.

A PERHILITAN orator pronounced that it was probable that a elephant had transient low into a jungle.

Investigations are ongoing, he said.

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