An individual has been killed after being attacked by a wild elephant in the Peramaduwa area in Medirigiriya, the Police Media Unit told Hiru news.
The deceased has been identified as a 62 year old resident of the area.
The incident has occurred when the wild elephant had attacked the individual while he was standing in home yard.
The individual who had sustained succumbed to injuries after being admitted to the Hospital.
Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.