Man trampled to death by wild jumbo in Dhenkanal (Dhenkanal district, India)


Pragativadi News Service

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Dhenkanal: In yet another incident, a man was trampled to death by a wild elephant near a forest area in Dhenkanal district, forest officials said today.

The tusker attacked Shyamsundar Patra (55) near his house at village Atinda late last night killing him on the spot, Ranger of Sadangi forest range, Ashok Kumar Bhanja said.

A total of Rs 10,000 was given to the family of the deceased as immediate assistance, while the body was sent for post-mortem, the forest officer said.