Sixty-five-year-old Murugesan, a farmer of Krishnapuram near Kavalur in Alangayam police station limits, was tossed to death by a wild elephant on an agricultural field located on the boundary of the forests in Krishnapuram village in Tirupattur forest division on Saturday night.

According to police, the elephant caught the farmer, squeezed him and tossed him up.

The incident occurred when villagers were trying to drive away a herd of elephants.

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