1 killed, 1 injured in elephant attack

Angul/Tangi: Panic gripped in Satkosia area of Angul and Tangi in Khurda after two persons including a Forest department staff faced elephant fury at two different places of the State this morning.

While a resident of Tuluka village in the Satkosia sanctuary was trampled to death by an elephant, an employee of the Forest Department, Surendra Behera, was injured in an elephant attack at Mangalajodi village in Tangi while chasing the big animal back to the forest.

Behera was shifted to a Bhubaneswar-based hospital in critical condition.

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