Elephant attacks farmer in Kodagu | Mysuru News


Madikeri: A wild elephant attacked a farmer at a coffee estate in Abhyatmangala village in Kodagu district on Thursday.
The farmer identified as B S Suresh was returning home on his two-wheeler at the time of the incident. The enraged elephant damaged his two-wheeler.
According to officials, when Suresh was about to near reach his house, a wild elephant appeared on the side way and within a fraction of a second he escaped unhurt and hid himself inside a coffee estate
Forester Koodakandi Subraya visited the spot.
In a similar incident, an elephant had attacked and injured a cow belonging to Suresh recently.
The villagers complain wild elephants are frequently entering their village. They urged the forest department to resolve the issue.



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