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Woman injured in elephant attack in Khurda

Khurda: A herd of elephant wreaked havoc after straying into human settlement near Chitrakoot hills under Nirakarpur police limits in Khurda district today. According to sources, a woman sustained critical injuries after being attacked by an elephant at Brundabanpur village. After rescuing the woman, locals rushed her to district headquarters hospital (DHH).  Besides, the elephant […]

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Jumbo tramples woman to death in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda/Cuttack: In yet another incident of man-animal conflict, a woman was trampled to death at Bhoimunda village under Brajrajnagar block in Jharsuguda today. According to sources, the pachyderm had entered the village today morning and attacked the victim killing her at the spot. On being informed about the incident, a team of forest officials and […]

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Farmer killed in elephant attack in Ganjam

Ganjam: A farmer died after allegedly being trampled to death by a wild elephant at Chintakhali village under Sanakhemundi block in Ganjam district today.The deceased, identified as R Jhuria Patra, had gone to his farmland in the morning when an elephant attacked him. Tension prevailed in the area as locals blocked Digapahandi- Aska main road […]

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Jumbo tramples elderly man to death, damages houses in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: In yet another incident of man-animal conflict in the State, an elderly man was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Jabaladihi village under Kinjirkela section of Sundergarh district early morning today. According to reports, a herd of elephants had entered into the area from adjoining forests in Chhattisgarh a week ago but […]

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Man injured in tusker attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A man sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a tusker at Kandarsingha village under Mahabirod forest range of Dhenkanal district today. According to sources, the jumbo strayed into the human settlement and reportedly attacked one Jugi Nayak. Locals, after discovering him in a critically injured state, immediately rushed him to the Parjang health […]

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One killed, three hurt in separate elephant attacks in Odisha

Sundergarh/Khurda: One person was killed while three others injured in separate elephant attacks that were reported from Sundergarh and Khurda districts on Saturday. While a man of Kuleibaga village under Tamada forest range in Sundergarh district was trampled to death by a jumbo today, three persons sustained multiple injuries after being attacked an elephant at […]

Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: An elderly man was killed after he was attacked by an elephant at Palasahi under Mahabiroad range in Parajang area of the district this morning. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Bauri Sahu had gone to his field to guard crops when he was attacked by the elephant. The jumbo reportedly lifted Sahu with […]

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Farmer injured in elephant attack in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A farmer of Sarasola village in Mayurbhanj district was seriously injured after being attacked by an elephant here today morning. The injured, identified as Narayan Tudu, was guarding his crops when a herd of elephants strayed into his field and one of the jumbos attacked Tudu. However, locals rescued Tudu admitted him to a […]

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Jumbo tramples youth to death

Angul: Jumbo scare gripped the residents of Nuakheta village in Bantala range under Angul forest division after a youth was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Sahu of Nuakheta village. Sahu had gone to the nearby jungle for some work when he was attacked by […]

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Speedy compensation to kin of elephant attack victims: PCCF

Baripada: Concrete steps would be taken for speedy disbursement of compensation to the families of those killed in elephant attacks in Odisha, a senior forest official has said. Quick disbursement of compensation would also be made for crop loss due to marauding elephants, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Debabrata Swain, said. Swain was speaking […]

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Minor boy killed, houses destroyed in elephant attacks

Bonai/Bhawanipatna: A minor boy was killed while several houses and crops were destroyed by wild elephants in two separate incidents in Sundergarh and Kalahandi districts on Wednesday. According to sources, a 10-year-old boy was trampled to death by an elephant at Amarud village under Banki forest range under K.Balang police limits in Sundergarh district late […]

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Woman trampled to death by elephant in Choudwar

Cuttack: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Mahisalanda village in Choudwar of Cuttack district last evening. Sources said the woman identified as Kalpana Swain had gone outside to attend nature’s call when the elephant attacked her. She died on the way to the SCB Medical College and Hospital here. “A […]

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One killed, another critical in separate elephant attacks in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: One person was killed and another critically injured in two separate incidents of elephant attack near Hindol forest range in Dhenkanal district early this morning. In the first incident, a man identified as Prasanna Behera of Tentulisingha village was trampled to death by a jumbo while he was out in the woods to answer […]

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Man killed in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In another incident of man-animal conflict in Odisha, a daily wage labourer was killed in elephant attack at Gengutia under Sadar police limits in Dhenkanal district on Saturday. The deceased identified as Sushant Behera of Gengutia village was on his way to Dhenkanal town along with two other co-workers when a pachyderm attacked the […]

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Elephant tramples four-year-old boy to death in Sundergarh

Rourkela: Tension prevailed at Kukerama Panchayat under Nuagaon block in Sundergarh district today after a four-year-old boy was trampled to death by an elephant last night. Sources said a herd of three elephants had entered into the village last night. One of the elephants destroyed the house the baby was sleeping in and later crushed […]

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Three killed in separate elephant attacks in Odisha

Dhenkanal: At least three persons were killed in two separate incidents of elephant attack in the state today. In the first incident, two persons were trampled by a wild jumbo in Dihadola forest close to IGIT Sarang under Mahabirod Forest Range in Dhenkanal. Sources said, three inmates of Khandanal Ashram had gone to bathe in […]

Human-animal conflict in Odisha: Alarming rise in deaths of people, elephants

Bhubaneswar: The ever-increasing deaths of elephants as well as people in human-animal conflicts in Odisha has alarmed environmentalists and wildlife enthusiasts who blame the state Forest Department’s “callous approach” for the problem and have sought an urgent action plan to prevent loss of lives. Data released by the Wildlife Society of Odisha (WSO), in collaboration […]

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Elephant herd strays into Nuapada villages

Nuapada: Residents of Sargimunda and Runibasa village in the district are in panic after a herd of elephants are on move in hamlets close to the Khariar forest division. We spotted seven elephants comprising four tuskers and three elephant calves, informed a few locals. Forest officials who rushed to the spot after the information said […]

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3 injured in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenaknal: Panic gripped Latadeipur village under Sadangi forest range of Dhenkanal district after three villagers were critically injured in an elephant attack on Thursday. The injured – Sanjib Kar, Sabita Satpathy and Bhuta Mallick – were rushed to the Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital for treatment. Later Kar was shifted to the SCB Medical College and […]

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Elderly woman dies in jumbo attack in Dhenkanal

Mayurbhanj:  An elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Pithabata range at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday. The incident took place this morning when the deceased, identified as Nirmala Mohanta of Ahari village, had gone to the forest to pick firewood. When Nirmala did not return home, her family launched […]

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Elderly woman killed in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Tension prevailed after an elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Kauriapal village under Sadar forest range here in the district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Satyabati Swain. The incident occurred when Swain, who had gone to attend nature’s call, came in the way of the elephant. […]

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Elephant Menace: Forest Department Issues Alert In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Dhenkanal district witnessed the fifth elephant attack this week after an elderly man was trampled to death by a jumbo this morning at Bangrusingh village under Sadar police station. Following the incident, the forest officials issued an alert asking locals in the area to remain indoors during evenings. According to reports, the deceased identified […]

Two killed in jumbo attacks

Dhenkanal: Two persons were trampled to death by wild elephants in two separate incidents in Dhenakanal district today. The deceased have been identified as Niranjan Mohanty of Damodarnali village under Gandia police limits and Achyuta Rout of Chaulia village in the district. Mohanty who had gone out into the field to relieve himself, was attacked […]

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82 people killed in elephant attacks in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There has been significant rise in the man-elephant conflicts in Odisha which is evident from the fact that 82 people were killed in separate elephant attacks till February 2018. Forest and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray in response to a question, informed to Odisha Assembly on Wednesday that 66 persons had died in elephant attacks […]

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Tusker kills elderly woman in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: An elderly woman was killed and another person injured in an elephant attack at Bhabanipali village in Jujomura block of Sambalpur district last night. As per sources, a tusker from nearby forest barged into the house of the woman when she was fast asleep and smashed her to the ground with its trunk. She […]