An individual has been trampled to death by a wild elephant in Wanniarasan area in Kinniya -Trincomalee, last night (29).
According to the police, the tragedy occurred while the victim was at his paddy field.
The person according to the police had died instantly after the elephant attack and his body had later been taken to the Trincomalee General hospital.
The autopsy of the deceased will conduct, today.
Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.