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India: Elephant goes on rampage during holy festival at Bhagavathi Temple01:01

India: Elephant goes on rampage during holy festival at Bhagavathi Temple

India, Pulappatta
February 27, 2016 at 09:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

An elephant taking part in holy festivities at the Bhagavathi Temple in Pulappatta in the south Indian state of Kerala, turned against the occasion and went on a wild rampage on Thursday.

According to local reports, the elephant's rampage lasted several hours during which it smashed and overturned an auto rickshaw, a pick-up van and slung several motorbikes with its trunk.

Although several vehicles were destroyed, nobody was injured in the incident and the elephant was eventually brought under control.

India: Elephant goes on rampage during holy festival at Bhagavathi Temple01:01
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An elephant taking part in holy festivities at the Bhagavathi Temple in Pulappatta in the south Indian state of Kerala, turned against the occasion and went on a wild rampage on Thursday.

According to local reports, the elephant's rampage lasted several hours during which it smashed and overturned an auto rickshaw, a pick-up van and slung several motorbikes with its trunk.

Although several vehicles were destroyed, nobody was injured in the incident and the elephant was eventually brought under control.

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