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73-yr-old attacked by tusker in Karnataka's Tumakuru

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73-yr-old attacked by tusker in Karnataka's Tumakuru

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Mar 2020, 07:53 pm

Tumakur/UNI: A 73-year-old man sustained serious injuries when a tusker attacked him at Kolihalli in Karnataka's Tumakuru taluk on Monday, forest official said on Monday.

The forests officials said that the victims has been identified as Venkatachala Murthy, who was going to the construction site of his house near his field in Kolihalli when the tusker attacked him and trampled him.

He sustained serious injuries and was shifted to a private hospital in Tumakuru.

"The villagers who saw the tusker alerted him to go away but he did not move as he have a hearing problem and," the official said.

Deputy Conservator of Forests Girish said the tusker had come from Adarangi forest in Nelamangala taluk of Bengaluru rural district.

It had entered Tumakuru district last night and was going back to Adarangi forest when the incident occurred.

Forest department personnel are tracking the tusker and giving a warning to people in loudspeakers in four vehicles to move away from the animal's path.

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73-yr-old attacked by tusker in Karnataka's Tumakuru

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