Elephant tramples man to death in Thrissur
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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.


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

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