Feb 23, 2021, 08:40PM ISTSource: TNN & Agencies
An elderly man and two children were chased and trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants near the Sanjay Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district. The incident was reported from Haiki village, located 85 km from the district headquarters. The deceased have been identified as Gorelal Yadav,60, and his grandsons Ramkripal (12) and Ramprasad (13). Officials informed that the children were playing outside when the herd of elephants came towards them. Ram Kripal also came outside the house hearing noise. He raised an alarm and asked children to run away. However, the elephants chased and trampled them, killing all three on the spot. One of the children who was inside survived the mishap.