Dhenkanal: A woman was trampled to death after a tusker attacked her in Guagaria Kaku forest under Hindol forest range in the district today.
The deceased has been identified as Damyanti Biswal.
According to sources, the incident occurred while Damyanti was busy in plugging cashew from the forest when a jumbo, which ventured into the village, suddenly attacked her. Following this, she died on the spot.
While palpable tension erupted in the village, the locals also alleged that the Forest personnel has failed to drive away the elephants wreaking havoc in the village.