Thrissur: A five-year-old girl was killed by a wild elephant on Monday at Kannankuzhy near Athirappilly. The deceased was identified as Agneemiya, daughter of Mala native Nikhil.
Nikhil and father-in-law Jayan have also sustained injuries from the attack. They were rushed to Chalakkudy St James' hospital.
The family was visiting a relative's house. They were on the lawn of the house when the elephant attacked them. It trampled the girl when she was running away. Her father and grandfather sustained injuries while trying to save the kid.
The elephant was later driven away by the natives.