Elephant goes on rampage during holy festival at Bhagavathi Temple in Kerala

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.

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.