Woman trampled to death by elephant

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Dhenkanal: A woman was killed in an elephant attack near Bit house in Kaunripala area under Dhenkanal Sadar range.

The deceased was identified as Urmila Nayak.

According to sources, the unfortunate incident occurred early on Friday morning while the woman who was out in order to relieve herself encountered the jumbo. The pachyderm suddenly attacked and trampled her. She died on the spot.

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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