Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of man-animal conflict, a farmer was trampled to death by an elephant at Modipara village under Rajgangpur forest range in Sundergarh district today.
The deceased has been identified as Gobardhan Lakra.
According to reports, Lakra had gone to his agricultural field for some work when an elephant attacked him with his trunk. He died on the spot.
Meanwhile, panic gripped Kalunga area of Rourkela as around 10 elephants strayed into the Industrial Estate.
Rourkela forest officials reached the spot and trying to drive away the elephants from Kalunga industrial area.