NAGAON, May 7 - One on-duty home guard deployed by Salna Forest range died this evening at Nagaon BP Civil Hospital after he was attacked by one wild jumbo at Nonoi tea estate today. According to sources in the Nagaon Forest Division, the deceased has been identified as Larudhan Bordoloi of Nagaon Hatichung Mouza.
Sources told mediapersons here late this evening that a herd of wild jumbos was creating panic at various locations under Nonoi tea estate this morning. A team of Salna Forest range was engaged this evening to send the herd of jumbos back to the forest. As the team proceeded with their act, unfortunately home guard Bordoloi slipped into a ditch when one of the jumbos trampled him to death.