Palakkad (Kerala), Apr 6
A teenaged tribal boy was trampled to death by a wild elephant in a forest in Palakkad district of Kerala on Wednesday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Sanju (15), a class-VIII student, the police said. The incident took place while he and his relatives were returning home after collecting honey, they said.
It may be noted that man ,animal conflict is on the rise in Kerala in areas adjoining forest land and on Monday a Kerala State Road Transport (KSRTC) bus was attacked by a wild tusker at Munnar.