Woman killed, mom injured in wild elephant attack (Idukki District, India)


The Times of India

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Idukki: A 26-year-old women was killed and her mother grievously injured when a wild elephant attacked them outside their house at Marayoor on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Baby, daughter of Bhaskaran of Churakulam near Marayoor.

Local residents said Baby and her mother Sarojini were attacked in the evening, and the younger woman died while being taken to the Medical College Hospital at Kottayam.

Wild elephants have been spreading terror in Munnar and surrounding areas for the past several months. A Sinkukandam resident, Sunil George, 29, was killed in a wild tusker attack on June 17.