Wild elephant kills man in Kodagu coffee estate

Fear gripped the local residents who expressed anguish over the rise in elephant menace.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 16, 2024 | 7:15 AMUpdatedApr 16, 2024 | 7:15 AM

Wild elephant

A 63-year-old man on a morning walk was fatally attacked by a wild elephant at Srimangala Wildlife range in Kodagu on Monday. The deceased, Ayyamada Madaiah, had gone to Kodagu from Bengaluru to oversee the construction of his house. While walking in a coffee estate, he came across the elephant, which attacked and left him dead at the scene.

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