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Elephant breaking a branch after a charge
A 51-year-old person was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Serunuwara area in Trincomalee, last night.

The Wilgamuwa police have identified the deceased as Y. Selvarajan who was a resident of lingipuram, Trincomalee. According to the police, the tragedy occurred while the victim was at his paddy field.

The person according to the police had died instantly after the elephant attack and his body had later been taken to the Trincomalee General hospital.

The autopsy of the deceased will conduct, today.