Assam: Tourists injured after falling from elephant at KNP

Guwahati: As many as 4 tourists sustained severe injuries after falling from an elephant trek in Kaziranga National Park on Monday.

According to reports, an elephant kicked passengers riding on another elephant, which caused the elephant to lose balance and cause the tourists to fall.

The injured visitors were sent to Jorhat Medical College and Hospital for advanced treatment after obtaining emergency care at Kohora Forest Range Primary Health Care Center.

A witness familiar with the development stated that he was on another elephant when he saw the tourists fall from the elephant riding in front. “We were heading ahead when suddenly a herd of elephants were startled after sighting a rhino walking near a canal. One of the elephants then hit the elephant riding ahead following which the family of four tourists fell from the elephant”.

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