Elephant tramples mahout to death in Thiruvananthapuram

Attempts to tame the elephant were on.

Thiruvananthapuram: A mahout was trampled to death by an elephant that ran amok on Monday at Mukkukada near Navayikkulam in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district.

Unni, a native of Vellannoor, was killed by the elephant which was brought to carry timber from a private property in the area.

Unni was one of the two mahouts of the elephant. Attempts to tame the elephant were on.

A large number of police personnel have arrived at the spot.

(To be updated)

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