PV Desk : Three people were trampled to death by wild elephants in separate areas of Kadurkhil, Syednagar and Joistapura areas at Boalkhali upazila in the district on Sunday (Nov 24) morning.

The deceased were identified as Abu Taher Mistri, 65, Jaker Hossain, 65, former headmaster of BB Govt Primary School, and farmer Abdul Mabud, 60.

Boalkhali police station SI Md Helaluddin told the media that a herd of elephants attacked them while they was working at fields, leaving them dead on the spot.