GUWAHATI: At least four tourists were injured during an elephant safari in Assam's Kaziranga National Park on Monday, officials said.
Speaking to , Divisional Forest Officer Ramesh Gogoi said: "According to the primary information received so far, two elephants engaged in a minor tussle during the safari. In the course of that, four tourists riding on an elephant fell to the ground. One 26-year-old girl was somewhat badly injured. Rest have sustained minor injuries."
The forest staff immediately rushed the tourists to a nearby hospital for treatment. Later, they were shifted to Jorhat Medical College and Hospital.
"In safaris, we have many elephants, and tourists sometimes insist on spotting rhinos from a very close position.
Two elephants confronted each other during such a time," Gogoi said.
The incident occurred in the Kohora range of the park.
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