Udhagamandalam: A 42-year-old man was died after an attack by an Indian bison near Kotagiri on Monday.
The forest department identified the deceased as P Chandramohan, a pump-operator attached with Kagguchi panchayat near Kotagiri.
Chandramohan, hailing from Banahatty hamlet, was at work around 7am on Monday. Suddenly, an Indian bison emerged from a bush and attacked him, a forest official said.
“An hour later, locals found him battling for life with critical injuries in stomach. They took him to the Kotagiri government hospital. However, doctors in the hospital declared that he was brought dead,” the official said. tnn