Tusker kills woman

Dhenkanal: A woman was trampled to death by a wild tusker at Khatakhura in Dhenkanal district, police said on Sunday.

The elephant attacked Susila Pradhan (48) when she was sitting outside her house along with other family members last night.

While others managed to run away, Susila failed to move fast and fell victim to the tusker`s wrath, police said.

The family of the victim was handed over Rs 10,000 and further help would be provided as per rule, official sources said.