Jumbo Rampage Leaves 2 Injured in Tumakuru

Published: 15th January 2015 05:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th January 2015 05:58 AM   |  A+A-


TUMAKURU:  The wild animal menace continues unabated in Tumakuru. An elephant which got separated from its herd attacked two people and two cows on Wednesday.

Kalpana (35), sustained fractures when the tusker tossed her around with its trunk when she was   working in the fields. 

The elephant then attacked Lokesh (34) at Samudranahalli near Mallasandra.  Both were rushed  to the district hospital here and Kalpana was later referred to a private hospital in Bengaluru.

Later, the same elephant  attacked two cows, sources said. The remaining eight elephants returned to the Savanadurga forests in Magadi taluk of Ramanagaram district, ACF Nagendra Rao said. However, farmers in Gubbi taluk claim to have sighted three elephants which the officials dismissed.

Meanwhile, three leopards have been creating panic  among residents of Kadaba Hobli, Gubbi taluk, for the past four days. According to the residents, a leopard  killed two goats on Tuesday night. 


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