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Elephant tramples Sabarimala pilgrim to death

Press Trust of India  |  Kottayam (Ker) 

A pilgrim was trampled to death by a wild elephant in a forest area, 60 km from here early Wednesday, police said.

Paramasivam, 35, from Salem in was attacked by the jumbo as he along with his seven-year-old son and 13 others were going to the through the forest route from Erumely to Pamba at around 1 am, they said.

While others managed to flee the spot, Paramasivam, who was said to be carrying his son on his shoulder, could not.

His son managed to escape.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 15:15 IST