Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Thailand: Man Hurts Elephant, Elephant Hurts Man?

In Courtesy of Thairath

KONKAEN – Wild elephants stomped a man to near death, leaving him in a critical condition with crushed ribs and blood bleeding out of his ears. His relatives weren’t so sad – they just had to deal with it – he had been stumped by an elephant, after all.

The victim had been walking across a field after fishing at a lake nearby, when he was approached by two wild elephants. Witnesses say the elephants encircled him and beat the crap out of him out of him for no good reason. The man finally managed to get a distance away from the wild elephants, and was helped by civilians passing by.

After the incident, people have been visiting the city council requesting that they look out for the elephants and get them away from hurting people. The council simply asked: how would we do that?

Will we hear any more about these malicious elephants hell-bent on crushing people?

Writer: Adrian Tse & Chet Chetchotisak