Chachoengsao, Villagers in Tha Kradan Subdistrict, Sanam Chai Khet District, Chachoengsao Province were attacked by a wild elephant and had to run to their death, escaping into the eucalyptus forest, but could not escape, being seriously injured by a wild elephant.
Mr. Sapthawee Kulsaree, Mayor of Tha Kradan Subdistrict Administrative Organization Leading a volunteer team to watch out for wild elephants in Tha Kradan Subdistrict Administrative Organization together with Capt. Sura Soraknit, Commander of Ranger Company No. 1306, came to provide assistance. After receiving notification from villagers that a farmer was attacked by an elephant in the middle of the eucalyptus forest.
At the scene, Mr. Sombat, 45 years old, a villager from Village No. 3, Tha Kradan Subdistrict, Sanam Chai Khet District, Chachoengsao Province, was found to have been attacked by a wild elephant, seriously injured, so he was rushed to Sanam Chai Khet Hospital.
Later, officials deployed forces to close off the area and found one wild elephant in a stressed state. There is a tendency to come back and harm the villagers. Initially, it was known that the injured person was going out to look at his own rice field when suddenly a wild elephant attacked him and had to run to his death, escaping into the eucalyptus forest. But he was unable to escape and was seriously injured by the wild elephant. Thai news agency
Source: Thai News Agency