Wild Elephant Attack against KSRTC Bus on Sulthan Bathery – Pattavayal Route, Wayanad

A video of a wild elephant attacking a KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) bus, on the Wayanadan forest route is going viral on social media. The KSRTC bus was on its way from Sulthan Bathery to Pattavayal when the incident took place.

The video which is captured by one of the bus passenger goes viral on social media. The driver had stopped the bus very close to the elephant and the elephant tried to attack the bus. At that time passengers were began to scream. Then the elephant step back from the spot and the KSRTC Bus continued its journey.

Pattavayal is a small Village/hamlet in Gudalur Taluk in The Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu State, India. It comes under Nellakotta Panchayath. It is located 40 KM towards west from District head quarters Udhagamandalam. 11 KM from Gudalur. 525 KM from State capital Chennai

Pattavayal Pin code is 643225 and postal head office is Nellakotta .

Pattavayal is surrounded by Sulthan Bathery Taluk towards west , The Nilgiris Taluk towards East , Udhagamandalam Taluk towards East , Kalpetta Taluk towards west .

Gudalur , Udhagamandalam , Kalpetta , Gundlupet are the nearby Cities to Pattavayal.

Tamil and Malayalam is the Local Language here.

There is no railway station near to Pattavayal in less than 10 km. How ever Kozhikode Rail Way Station is major railway station 86 KM near to Pattavayal.