Hassan: A forest personnel who was injured in wild elephant attack at Halliyuru near Alur in Hassan district on Thursday, succumbed later.
The deceased is Venkatesh a tranquilliser expert who had gone along with Forest Veterinarian Dr Vaseem to dart the wild elephant named Bheema.
Bheema who got his name by locals, attacked the forest personnel when they went to dart him with a tranquilliser gun.
Venkatesh was rushed to Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) hospital, where he succumbed subsequently.
– Team Mysoorunews