Elephants kill over 100 people a year in India, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Latest estimates put India’s elephant population at 21,000 - the largest in Asia. About half of these are found in northeastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya.
Conservation charities estimate that the majority of people killed each year by elephants are killed in India.
More top news
Police say at least one gunman armed with a high-powered rifle, began "shooting randomly" resulting in the death of a man in his 50s.
Ever wondered what the most expensive seaside town in Britain is? Find out here.
Provost of Eton College threatens to quit the Tory party over suggestions job applicants should be quizzed about private education.