Tag: Elephant Attack

Elephant menace grips Narayanpur range in Gajapati district

Bhubaneswar: A heard of seven elephants have sneaked into Narayanpur range in Gajapati district causing worry among the locals. As per reports, the heard has been moving in Burujhuli, Badakuturi, Sanakuturi, Jemadeipur, Wailpadu, Adangi, Lalusahi and Landasahi villages in the range owing to which the villagers are living in a constant state of fear. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Septuagenarian trampled to death in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A 75-year-old man was trampled to death by a tusker at Jhaliabeda village under Baria police limits in Keonjhar district today. The deceased was identified as Kirtan Mohanty. Sources said, the tusker attacked Kirtan when he was going to his agricultural field. Irate over the incident, locals staged a road blockade on the Champua- Turumunga road […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Youth killed in elephant attack in Bargarh

Bargarh: In a saddening incident, a youth was killed in an attack by a wild pachyderm in Chhindrapali village under Gaisilat  block of Bargarh while trying to save younger brother from being trampled by the animal on Friday. Trilochan Bariha along with two siblings, Sahido and Gajendra, who had gone to the nearby Mahadasani forest […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
7 forest staff injured in elephant attack

Athagarh: Seven Forest staff were injured, one of them seriously when an injured elephant attacked them inside Sukasana forest under Athagarh Forest Range in Cuttack district this afternoon. According to reports, the Forest staff had found a limping elephant inside Athagarh Forest Range five days ago as an abandoned tyre got stuck on its front […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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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, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Locals block NH at Athagarh; protest elephant attack

Athagarh: Road traffic on the NH-55 at Kapursingh under Gurudijhatia police limits was disrupted as locals staged a road blockade protesting the frequent elephant attack at Brahmanabasta village under Athagarh sub-division today. Hundreds of vehicles, including bus and trucks were stranded on both sides of the road. Notably, one Prashant Khuntia was attacked by an […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Woman trampled to death by tusker in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In yet another incident of elephant attack, a woman was trampled to death by a tusker at Sijukala village under Champua forest range in Keonjhar district this morning. The deceased was identified as Laly Mohanty, wife of Ramesh Mohanty of Sijukala village. When Laly had gone to the backyard of her house to attend […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Beer factory security guard crushed to death by elephant

Kamakhyanagar: In a tragic incident, a security guard working at a beer factory was trampled to death by an elephant at Sogar under Paschimanchal range in Dhenkanal district last night. The deceased, identified as Judhistir Sahu of Nuagaon village of Chhendipada, faced the wrath of the elephant while he had gone to a nearby field […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Elderly villager stomped to death by wild pachyderm

Athagarh: In a tragic incident, an elderly man of Bali village under the Khuntuni range was trampled to death by a wild elephant in today morning. The deceased, identified as Gopal Sahu, was attacked by the pachyderm while he has gone outside to attend nature’s call. Following the death of the elderly villager, locals blocked […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
One killed, one injured in tusker attack in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: One person was killed and another sustained critical injuries in an elephant attack at Champua area in the district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Premananda Nayak of Dolita village under Champua forest range. According to sources, the incident took place when Nayak and Benudhar Behera had gone to Rajia forest to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Farmer loses hand in elephant attack

In a shocking incident, a farmer lost his right hand after being attacked by a wild elephant at Semelagudia village under Gaisilat Police limits in Bargarh district this morning

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Man trampled to death by wild elephant in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A man was trampled to death by a wild elephant near a forest area in Dhenkanal district, officials said today. The tusker attacked Shyamsundar Patra (55) near his house at village Atinda late last night killing him on the spot, Ranger of Sadangi forest range, Ashok Kumar Bhanja said. A total of Rs 10,000 […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021