A tribal man was killed and his brother injured seriously In a wild boar attack at Nelliyambam, near Nadavayal, in the district on Wednesday, a tribal man was killed and his brother injured seriously. The deceased has been identified as Krishnan, 55, of Thazhe Chullippura tribal hamlet at Nelliyambam.
While Krishnan and his brother Appu were collecting fodder for cattle from a neighbour’s coffee plantation around 2.30 p.m., the boar attacked Krishnan. Appu came under attack when he tried to save his brother. Appu has been admitted to the Government Medical College, Kozhikode, with serious injuries. Though the siblings were rushed to the Community Health Centre, Panamaram, and later to District Hospital at Mananthavady, Krishnan succumbed to his injuries.
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