One killed, 2 others injured in elephant attack in TN

Coimbatore: A pilgrim aged 60 was killed in an elephant attack and two others were injured in Poondi reserve forest area yesterday.

The deceased Aruchamy was part of a group of pilgrims going to Velliyangiri, a hill temple located in the forest area. He and some others had gone to take water from a stream when the lone tusker charged at them and attacked.

While the others managed to escape, Aruchamy was trampled to death and two others were injured. The injured have been hospitalised, said reports.

NT Bureau