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Kerala native farmer killed in elephant attack in H D Kote

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Mysuru: A 60-year-old farmer was killed in attack by wild elephant at a farm land in Ettige village near H D Kote taluk on Thursday.

Balan (60) was at the farm land, when the incident occurred during late night hours.

The elephant suspected to have strayed out from Bandipur forest close to Hediyala Range, was roaming around the farm land in the village, when Balan came under the attack.

The villagers tried to drive back the elephant to forest, but failed in their efforts till Friday morning hours.

The villagers slammed the forest officials for not taking any measures to control man-elephant conflict.

– Team Mysoorunews 

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