Two Trampled To Death By Elephant In Ganjam

Ganjam: Two persons were killed after a tusker attacked them at Nuapalli village in Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district today.  The deceased persons were identified as Ganesh Gauda of Galeri village and Sukur Naik of the same village.

Reportedly, the incident took place while the duo had gone to a nearby forest when the jumbo attacked them suddenly. Immediately, the locals rescued the duo and rushed them to a nearby hospital. However, the doctors declared them ‘brought dead’.

On receiving information, forest personnel reached the spot and launch an operation to drive the pachyderm away.