Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Dhenkanal


Dhenkanal: An elderly man was killed after an elephant attacked him in the Gandia block of Dhenkanal district.

The deceased has been identified as Fakir Nayak, a resident of Gopalpur village in Gandia block.

According to sources, Nayak was going to attend nature’s call when the elephant attacked him. He died on the spot.

Being informed police and forest officials arrived at the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.

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