M. Jothi of Periyanaickenpalayam was injured when a herd of six female elephants, which had strayed from near Bannariamman temple at Periyanaickenpalayam Forest Range area , damaged her tin-shed hut on Wednesday.

She was sleeping outside the hut when the incident occurred. A forest department patrol from the Periyanaickenpalayam Range drove the herd back into the forest and admitted the woman to a hospital.

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