Photographer Trampled to Demise After Getting Too Near a Wild Herd of Elephants Whereas Taking Footage


In what’s the eighth trampling loss of life in India’s West Bengal state in a interval of simply 10 days, a photographer has tragically been killed. It’s reported that the person, a eager photographer, had ventured too near the elephants, enraging them and finally resulting in his premature loss of life.

Asish Shit, 35, was from Howrah, Calcutta, and had approached a wild herd of 12 elephants, which he found when exploring forests across the Atadihi space of Sankrail with a good friend. He ended up getting too shut, which brought on the commotion.

Arup Mukherjee, the divisional forest officer in cost, stated of the incident:

Shit went to take pictures of some elephants that have been roaming within the native forest. He went very near the elephant that trampled him. He was taken to the Bhangagarh hospital the place docs declared him lifeless on arrival.

It’s the newest in a string of deadly elephant assaults within the space. Earlier than this, a laborer was trampled to loss of life in North Bengal after being cornered by one other wild herd. It’s stated he was there for work, and was loading a truck when the elephants appeared out of a close-by forest.

In one other incident, a singular, enraged elephant stomped a younger couple to loss of life as they walked residence. 

Lead picture: “IMG_1253” by hakonthingstad, licensed underneath CC BY-SA 2.0