While 117 persons were killed in elephant attacks in 2019-20, 93 such deaths were reported during 2020-21 and another 112 deaths in 2021-22.
In another shocking instance of human-animal conflict, a 6-year-old boy reportedly lost his life after being attacked by a leopard on Monday (October 11) in Chhattisgarh. The leopard reportedly attacked the victim and dragged him into the jungle near Sihawa Shitala temple.
Berhampur: A 65-year-old man was trampled to death by a wild elephant near a forest in Ganjam district on Tuesday. Alu Laccheya was working in a farm along with another man near Changudidei hill at Nimapalli village under Digapahandi forest range when the tusker reached the site and attacked him, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Berhampur, […]