Elephant fatally attacks woman in Erode district

A 50-year old woman died after she was attacked by an elephant at a village in Kadambur forest area in the district, police said today.

Last Updated: May 01, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

Erode: A 50-year old woman died after she was attacked by an elephant at a village in Kadambur forest area in the district, police said today.
The woman of Anaikarai village was tending her cattle last evening in Kadambur forest when a tusker attacked her. One of its tusks pierced the woman on her back and she suffered serious injuries.
Passersby, who heard her cries for help, rushed her to a hospital but she succumbed to the injuries on the way, police said.

PTI