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Sigiriya Police said that a farmer who took food for his dog who was protecting his tomato cultivation last night (27) was killed by a wild elephant.
The deceased a father of two was a resident of Kibissa, Sigirya and killed in a wild elephant attack at about 10.30 pm last night when he was on his way to his tomato cultivation.
The father had been on a bicycle with a flashlight when two elephants who were eating in a field nearby had suddenly jumped on to the road and attacked him. An eyewitness had seen the two elephants attacking this farmer and assaulting him and playing around with him for half an hour.
Later the relatives of the farmer had arrived when informed by this individual and chased away the two elephants and admitted the injured individual to the Sigiriya hospital. Later he was transferred to the Dambulla Base Hospital.
Our Correspondent said that when he was brought to the Dambulla hospital, a hospital spokesman said the person had already died.
The post-mortem examination is due to be carried out at the Dambulla Hospital and where the incident took place. Sigiriya Police are carrying out further investigations.