Valparai news

Watchman gored to death by elephant

Coimbatore: A watchman of a tea estate in Valparai in the district was gored to death by an elephant early this morning, the police said. They said relatives of Babu (48) went in search of him as he did not return home this morning. They found him in a ditch and noticed he was gored to death by elephant as he had tusk marks on his body. The relatives informed

Elephant found dead in Valparai

Coimbatore: A 15-year-old male elephant was found dead in a private estate in Valparai in the district. Workers of the cardamom estate complained of a foul smell emanating from the area, following which forest officials searched the place and recovered the carcass. Forest Department officials said its veterinarian N S Manoharan carried out an autopsy on the elephant. They said injury marks were found on the deceased pachyderm, which indicated