• Download mobile app
10 Dec 2018, Edition - 1245, Monday

Trending Now

  • Urjit Patel steps down from the position of the RBI Governor
  • UK Court upholds Vijay Mallya’s extradition order
  • Develop Gorakhpur as city of knowledge, says President Ram Nath Kovind
  • Vijay Mallya offers to pay ‘100% due to banks’, Karnataka HC to review Mallya’s offer, plea to be heard on Dec 17
  • ‘BJP has deceived the people of Jammu and Kashmir’, former chief minister Omar Abdullah claims
  • US President Donald Trump commits to $750 billion defence budget
  • Boost for govt finances: Direct tax collections up by 15.7%
  • Setback to NDA: RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha quits as Union minister
  • BJP worker Sandip Ghosh, was allegedly shot dead while another seriously injured in an attack in West Burdawan dist
  • Campaigning underway in Bangladesh polls amid opposition arrests

Coimbatore

60-year old estate worker trampled to death

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

Coimbatore : A 60-year old male estate worker was trampled and hurled down to death by an elephant near his house in Kothagiri in Nilgiris District in the early hours of today.

Samidas had come out after hearing dogs barking outside his house in Kuttada Estate in the early hours, police said.

A wild elephant suddenly came out of a bush and trampled Samidas and caught with its trunk and hurled him down, resulting in instant death, they said.

On information, police and forest department officials rushed to the spot and sent the body for postmortem, even as panic gripped in the area.

COIMBATORE WEATHER