March 3, 2020
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Coimbatore : Panic gripped in Valparai, when a herd of elephants strayed in an estate and damaged two houses today.
After damaging the houses, the elephants targeted a ration shop and damaged rice and other articles in Nallamudi Estate area, police said.
While moving out, one elephant chased a 55-year old estate worker, who in his struggle to escape sustained serious injuries after falling into a pond.
Hearing the screams of Angamuthu, fellow workers rushed to the spot and rescued him and admitted to the Government hospital in Valparai, police said.