Man trampled to death by elephant

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 14:20

Coimbatore: A man was trampled to death by a wild elephant early Friday morning at a village under Periyana Naicken Palayam forest range, police said.
The 45-year-old man had gone out of his hut at Panapalli village to answer nature`s call when the tusker suddenly emerged from the forest, chased him and trampled him to death.

Villagers noticed the body and informed police and forest department officials, who rushed to the spot and recovered the body, they said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 14:20

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