A Forest Guard in Beriwada Range Killed By a Wild Elephant
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 21 Feb 2021, 2:22 pm IST
- 1 minute read
Known for his daring nature, a forest guard in Rajaji Tiger Reserve left everyone surprised when he was trampled to death by a wild jumbo during his patrol duty.
- A Forest Guard trampled to death by a wild elephant in Rajaji Tiger Reserve
In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year old forest guard was trampled to death by a wild elephant. The incident took place on Saturday while Gaurav Kumar (forest guard) was on patrol duty in the Sendhli forest division at the Beriwada forest range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.
Kumar was immediately taken to a government hospital in Haridwar by the other guards who were also patrolling the forest range. However, the doctors declared him dead. The senior officials stated that Kumar was also carrying a rifle but the wild jumbo gave him no chance to defend himself.
A compensation of Rs. 3 lakh will be given to the bereaved family and also one member from the family will get a permanent job.
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