Wild elephant kills man, injures woman

Wild elephant kills man, injures woman Coimbatore, Nov 10 (PTI) A wild elephant killed a manand attacked a woman in a village near Pollachi in thedistrict, police said.

The farmer Rajendran was trampled to death atArthanaripalayam on Saturday, the police said.

The people in the village got panicky after the sameelephant attacked a woman Thirthammal, a milk vendor,resulting in her getting injuries, they said.

She has been hospitalised, they said.

Bowing to pressure from the villagers, the forestdepartment on Sunday sought the assistance of a kumki (tamedelephant) Suyambu from Chadivayal camp to push the wild tuskerback into the jungle, the police said.

Two more kumkis were expected to join to assistSuyambu from the nearby Annamalai Tiger Reserve, theysaid. PTI NVMNVG NVG