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Huge Elephant Kills Trainer, Attacks Worshippers During Festival (Photos)

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 The shocking clip shows an elephant tossing around a man and killing him at a temple festival in India

Horrifying footage shows an angry elephant killing his trainer before goring several worshippers at an Indian festival.

The chilling clip has emerged from Kerala, where an elephant ran amok, brutally attacking its mahout (trainer) and causing mayhem at the religious event.

The three-minute video begins calmly, showing elephants peacefully parading before crowds of hundreds of devotees.

The moment the four riding the elephant are thrown from its back

But as the clip continues, one of the elephants appears to lose his cool and throws the four people riding him – including the trainer – to the ground.

As horrified onlookers begin to flee the grounds, the male elephant starts hurling them about with his trunk and tusks like rag dolls.

The enraged elephant then tramples the helpless trainer, killing him.

Terrified onlookers begin fleeing the scene

Several men try to intervene, running up to the elephant while his huge trunk envelops his victim.

But instead of stopping, the terrifying beast charges towards them before dropping and kicking the men as they run out the way.

He then mauls anow unconscious man before picking him up again and tossing him even further, sending him crashing to the ground.

The horror continues as the elephant refuses to let up, shaking his body before violently throwing him to the floor.

Two men try to save the helpless man by wielding sticks, but the elephant charges at them and they’re forced to flee

Just as it seems the elephant is at the end of his rampage, he picks a fight with another animal participating in the event.

As devastated temple worshippers continue to watch, the crazed elephant knocks the other creature to the ground and rolls it around on the floor.

It then pushes the poor creature into the surrounding temple as the shocked crowd continues to flee.

As well as killing the trainer, several other people appear to have been injured in the brutal rampage.

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Illegal Abortions Responsible For Mysterious Deaths In Bauchi: State Govt

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Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed
Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed

Bauchi State Government has revealed that the mysterious deaths recorded in the State has been as a result of illegal abortions.

An investigation carried out by the Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency has revealed that illegal abortion by unqualified medical practitioners is the cause of mysterious deaths in Azare and other local government areas in the northern part of the state.

According to reports, no fewer than 200 women have died in Bauchi as a result of this and there are projections that the number could be more at the end of the investigation.

The Executive Chairman of the agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, disclosed this Friday, May 29, at an interactive session organized by the Bauchi State Public Health Media Network.

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Mohammed said the deaths resulted from unwanted and unplanned pregnancies by both married and unmarried women of childbearing ages who, after becoming pregnant, visited quack health workers to terminate the pregnancies.

He said the lack of understanding of the importance of child spacing as well as ignorance of what to do with such pregnancies had become a major problem to family health in the state.

He emphasized the need for adequate sex education for the girl-child by parents, particularly mothers, to reduce unwanted pregnancies, thereby reducing deaths from complications.

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Ondo Govt Arraigns Suspected Killers Of Funke Olakunrin

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Funke Olakunrin's killers

Funke Olakunrin’s killers

The Ondo State Government has arraigned four men suspected to have killed Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the National Leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.

Recall that it was earlier reported that the Nigeria Police Force handed over the suspects to the State Government.

Also Read: BREAKING: Suspected Killers Of Funke Olakunrin Arrested – Police

They are Lawal Mazaje from the Felele area of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu from Jada area of Adamawa State, Mohammed Usman from Illela area of Sokoto State, and Auwal Abubakar from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State.

The suspects were arraigned on Friday by the government at a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure.

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Lagos Govt To Shutdown Markets Violating Social Distancing Order

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The Lagos State Government has threatened to shut down markets in the State violating the social distancing order.

The Corps Marshal, Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), Gbemisola Akinpelu, gave the warning on Monday at the Command Headquarters in the Oshodi area of the state.

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In a statement issued by the Head, Public Affairs Unit of LAGESC, Adebayo Kehinde noted that the order is coming from the State Ministry of Environment.

He reiterated the commitment of the agency to monitor markets across the state to ensure that the directive of the government is being adhered to strictly.

He urged the traders to maintain environmental cleanliness around the markets and stop trading on road setbacks and drainage.

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