Youth killed by elephant in Rajaji Park

A youth was trampled to death by an elephant in the Rajaji Park near here, police said today.

Updated: Jul 02, 2010, 18:22 PM IST

Dehradun: A youth was trampled to death by
an elephant in the Rajaji Park near here, police said today.

22-year-Gopi, a resident of Haridwar town, along with
three others had gone to the jungle yesterday when he was
suddenly attacked by the elephant.

The pachyderm wrapped his trunk around him and banged
him on the ground repeatedly, police said, adding he died on
the spot.

The other persons, however, managed to escape and
informed Gopi`s family about the incident.

The body has been sent for postmortem, they said.

PTI