Temple elephant killed by lightning in KeralaMay 29th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
Thrissur (Kerala), May 29 (IANS) An elephant belonging to the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple in Kerala was killed in a lightning strike Thursday evening. The sixteen-year-old tusker Unnikrishnan was at the elephant home run by the temple when the incident happened. The temple has 65 elephants.
“It was drizzling when lightning struck,” a temple official said.
The famed temple is around 100 km from Kochi, the commercial hub of Kerala.