Another woman trampled to death by elephant
According to police, Gauri Sing (50) was sleeping at her hut at Chaindhar village when the elephant from nearby Kuldiha forest ransacked the hut and trampled the woman to death.
A similar incident had taken place on January 28 in which an elderly woman was killed in Patna village, also under Nilagiri sub-division.
Irate villagers blocked Nilgiri-Kaptipada road since morning demanding 10 lakh compensation to victim`s family and shifting of elephant sanctuary located near the area
In another incident in Sundargarh district, A 40-year old tribal woman of Jhulenabar village was trampled to death near her house on Sunday by a wild elephant, forest officials said. Forest officials paid Rs 5000 to the bereaved family to meet cremation expenses and announced Rs 2 lakh to her family by the government.