Elephant tramples man to death in Karnataka
A 35-year-old man was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Kamenahalli in Chikmagalur taluk.
The victim was identified as Hanumanthappa Bovi (35), an agricultural worker in Kadur taluk.
The incident occurred yesterday when he came across the elephant in the forest where he went to bring firewood.
Village residents found his body and informed the forest department officials. Forest Department officers visited the spot and assured Hanumanthappa's family of compensation from the government.
(Posted on 19-05-2014)