Naveen S Garewal
Tribune Information Service
Hyderabad, September 28
A 60-year-old girl was trampled to loss of life by an elephant in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district on Sunday. Sources mentioned the incident occurred with the girl, a farmer’s spouse, was out to reply nature’s name.
It’s suspected that the tusker bought nervous on seeing the girl as it might have been separated from the herd and attacked the girl in panic.
That is the third incident of this nature through the previous week, forest officers mentioned. The girl recognized as S Papamma of village Rallapalli in Santhipuram Mandal was positioned by forest officers and earlier than they may take her to the hospital, she died.
It’s reported that the identical elephant attacked and injured one other farmer whereas he was engaged on his farm. This farmer has been recognized as Narayanappa of Chintalapalem village within the Gudupalli Mandal.
Forest officers mentioned a 17-year-old woman, Sonia, was attacked and killed on September 24 by an elephant near Parthichenu village, barely 100 metre from the Krishnagiri forest reserve.
Divisional forest officer Chittoor (west), S Ravishankar has informed mediapersons that villagers in Andhra Pradesh bordering Tamil Nadu had been placed on alert about potential assaults by elephants, which come for the farmers’ crops and find yourself attacking them.