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)