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Elephant tramples man to death in Thrissur

Last Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 14:03

Thrissur: A motorcyclist was trampled to
death and at least 13 others were injured when an elephant ranamock in Thrissur this morning, setting off a wave of panic.
The elephant knocked down the motorcycle of Aloysiyus,
52, at nearby Kechery before trampling him to death, police
said. It also attacked a private bus at Manali, injuring 13
passengers, they added.

The animal was being taken to its owner`s house at
Peridimannu from Kechery, both located in the district, when
it ran amock. It was later brought under control by being
tranquilised, police said.

The injured have been admitted to hospital.


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First Published: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 14:03

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