Elephant Runs Amok At Kerala Temple, Mahout Pulled To Safety

The mahout, who was atop the elephant, had a miraculous escape as he was pulled to safety by local people from atop a gopuram by dropping a rope, visuals aired by television channels showed.

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Elephant Runs Amok At Kerala Temple, Mahout Pulled To Safety

The elephant went on a rampage reportedly after being attacked by another tusker next to it.


Kottayam:  A elephant ran amok during the annual festivities at the Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple in Kerala's Kottayam early this morning, but none was injured.

The mahout, who was atop the elephant, had a miraculous escape as he was pulled to safety by locals from atop a gopuram by dropping a rope, visuals aired by television channels showed.

The incident occurred at 3 am this morning.

The elephant went on a rampage reportedly after being attacked by another tusker next to it.

According to legend, Pandavas and sage Vyasa had offered worship at the temple.
 


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