A 60-year-old man was killed by wild elephants near Hosur on Tuesday night.

The deceased was indentified as C. Thirumiah (60). He was guarding the harvested ragi at Beerjepalli village. He was rushed to the Government Taluk Hospital in Hosur and succumbed to injuries on Wednesday morning.

District Forest Officer A.K. Ulaganathan said that an immediate relief of Rs. 25,000 was handed over to the spouse T. Salamma.

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