© Rahula Dassenaieke
A five-year-old body was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Tonkaboti area under Sadar upazila on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Md Tareque, 5, son of Nurul Islam of the area.

Witnesses said, a herd of wild elephants stormed into the area at around 7:30pm. At one stage, one of the elephants swooped on Nurul's farmhouse of the area and killed his son.

Nurul and his wife sustained injuries while they were fleeing the house.

Some of the houses in the area were also damaged by the elephants.