Jumbo attacks journalists in Kodagu (India)


Deccan Herald

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A jumbo attacked journalists covering an operation launched by personnel of forest department to drive a herd of elephants back into the forest in Kadagadaalu area near Madikeri in Kodagu district.

All journalists except the correspondent of a vernacular television channel had a providential escape. The television correspondent, Bharath, sustained minor injuries. RFO of Madikeri, Mr Angadi, said as many as 15 elephants had strayed into coffee estates in Kadagadaalu area.