Woman trampled to death by elephant in Angul


Angul: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Bajrakot chakk under Kaniha forest range in Angul district.

The deceased was identified as Nayani Sahu of Bajrakata village.

According to sources, the mishap occurred today morning while Nayani along with her daughter was heading towards Bajrakot chakk in order to board a bus for Bhubaneswar. However, they were encountered by a jumbo that suddenly attacked and trampled Nayani killing her on spot.

Meanwhile, Nayani’s daughter managed to run from the spot and saved herself. Following this, tension ran high in the area as the locals were in a state of panic.

On being informed, forest officials reached the spot and seized the body for post mortem.

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