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Bison gores man to death in Coonoor


A 48-year-old estate worker was gored to death by a bison, in nearby Nilgiris district today, police said.

The incident occurred when Murugaiah, a tea estate worker was on his way for work, near Kolamombai, some 20 kms from Coonoor, this morning and suddenly a bison appeared before him.

When Murugiah attempted to run for safety, the animal chased and attacked him, resulting in his death, they said.

A case has been registered in this connection.

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