A woman has been killed at Chisapani of Banke district at 1 pm on Thursday after being attacked by an elephant. The deceased, identified as 32-year-old Sharmila Chaudhary, had gone to Shree Krishna Community Forest situated at Chisapani-4 to fetch fodder for her cattle.
The elephant attacked and killed Chaudhary while two other women who were with her managed to save their lives by running away.
On basis of the information provided by the women who saved their lives, police went for a search in the forest where they found the dead body of Chaudhary, said DSP Janak Shahi of Area Police Office, Kohalpur.
The dead body of woman has been sent to Bheri Zonal Hospital, Nepalgunj for post-mortem.