Dhenknal: Two persons were trampled to death by elephant in separate places of Dhenkanal.
Niranjan Mohanty of Damadarnali village under Gondia block went to nearest forest in the morning to attend nature s call when a wild jumbo chaseed him and trampled him. He died on the spot.
Panic tripped the villagers following the incident. They demanded compensation for the family of the deceased.
Similarly Achyuta Rout of Chaulia village under Sadar block was attacked by a jumbo when he was collecting fire wood in nearest forest.