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Sabarimala Pilgrim Trampled to Death by Elephant on Way to Shrine

Paramasivam, 35, from Salem in Tamil Nadu was attacked by the jumbo as he along with his seven-year-old son and 13 others, was going to the Lord Ayyappa shrine through the forest route from Erumely to Pamba at around 1 am, they said.

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Updated:January 10, 2019, 8:32 AM IST
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Sabarimala Pilgrim Trampled to Death by Elephant on Way to Shrine
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Kottayam (Ker): A Sabarimala pilgrim was trampled to death by a wild elephant in a forest area, 60 km from here early Wednesday, police said.

Paramasivam, 35, from Salem in Tamil Nadu was attacked by the jumbo as he along with his seven-year-old son and 13 others, was going to the Lord Ayyappa shrine through the forest route from Erumely to Pamba at around 1 am, they said.

While others managed to flee the spot, Paramasivam, who was said to be carrying his son on his shoulder, could not. His son managed to escape.

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