Man killed in bison attack in Kollam; 3rd person to lose life to animal attacks on Friday in Kerala

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Bison attacked man in Kollam found dead | Videograb/Mathrubhumi News

Kollam: A bison killed a man in Anchal here on Friday. The deceased is Edamulackal native Varghese (65). He was attacked in a rubber plantation near his house.

The bison was later found dead elsewhere.

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Meanwhile, bison attacks have claimed two more lives in Kottayam. Kanamala natives Chacko (65) and Thomas (60) were killed in two separate attacks by the same bison. Chacko was sitting on the porch of his house when the unexpected bison attack happened. Thomas was working in the grove at the time of the assault. The victims suffered severe injuries, particularly to their legs. A group of angry natives protested against forest officials.

A bison was also spotted in Chalakkudy, the natives said.

More details awaited.

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