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55-yr-old man suffers multiple fractures in elephant attack

Press Trust of India  |  Erode 

A 55-year-old man suffered multiple fractures after being flung by an elephant at Karaiyur near pargur hill area in this district late last night.

Police said Mathan was fast sleep on a raised platform in front of his house when a lone elephant picked him up and flung him away

He suffered fracture in his hands, legs and wrists and has been admitted to Anthiyur hospital for treatment, they said.

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 22:22 IST