August 19, 2019
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Coimbatore : A 29-year-old man was trampled to death by a wild elephant when he was returning home atPannimadai on the outskirts, in the early hours of Monday
According to police, Ganeshan, a driver, was returning home in Sanjeevi Nagar past midnight and a lone elephant moving in the jungles suddenly chased and attacked him.
He received serious injuries on his head, abdomen and legs and anti-poaching watchers, who were on rounds, noticed this and managed to get an ambulance to send him to the Government Hospital here.
However, Ganeshan was declared brought-dead, police said.
The elephant was chased away to the jungles after bursting of crackers.