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Saturday 09 Feb 2019 10.26 AM

Elephant runs amok after firecracker burst in Guruvayur : 2 killed

Guruvayur, killed,  Firecracker

Guruvayur : A temple elephant brought for an temple function ran amok, killing two people near Guruvayur in Kerala on Friday. Thechikottukavu Ramachandran, the tallest elephant in the state, was standing at the congested compound.

A case under Indian Penal Code sections - 304(A) (causing death by negligence), 337 (causing hurt by endangering the life or personal safety of others) and 289 (negligent conduct with respect to animals) had been registered against the mahout of the elephant, police said.

Nine others suffered minor bruises and their statements have been recorded, police said.

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