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Elephants kill two children

Correspondent

Koraput: Two children -- Thumita Santa, 8, and Gupta Santa, 7, of Kusumbhatta village under Kebidi panchayat in Borigumma block of Koraput district -- died when elephants crushed them on Monday night.

This was the second instance of death in the village after a tribal women being killed by elephants a few days ago. The villagers fled the village after the tragedy. But after much persuasion from administration, they had gone back to the village. Now the villagers are preparing to leave the village again.

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