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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