Man trampled to death by elephant

Dhenkanal: A labourer was trampled to death by an elephant at Haladiabahal under Motagan police limits in Dhenkanal district today.

The jumbo attacked the labourer identified as Govinda Debata when he was working in a canal at Goudakateni. He died on the spot. He is a resident of Barampur in Banki of Cuttack. Forest department officials reached the spot and started investigation.

Two days ago, two persons were trampled to death by elephant in separate places of district in similar manner.

Niranjan Mohanty of Damadarnali village under Gondia block was trampled to death by the jumbo. Similarly Achyuta Rout of Chaulia village under Sadar block was attacked by a jumbo when he was collecting fire wood in nearest forest.


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