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Elephant Menace: Man killed, houses damaged in separate incidents

Dhenkanal/Rairangpur: In yet another case of man-animal conflict, a villager of Jakka under Kamakhyanagar police limits in Dhenkanal district was trampled to death by an elephant today. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Gadadhara Moharana had gone to a nearby forest to collect woods near Kusumajodi village when the elephant attacked him. Demanding compensation […]

Jumbo menace: One more killed in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: A villager was trampled to death by an elephant in Kadopani village under Nuagaon block of Sundergarh district today. The mishap took place early in the morning when one Ishak Kujur, who had gone to attend nature’s call, encountered an elephant and was trampled to death by the wild animal. On receiving information, forest […]

Youth killed in elephant attack in Rourkela

Rourkela: A youth was trampled to death by two wild elephants under the Kuanrmunda forest range in Sundergarh district. The deceased has been identified as Siba Charan Kumbhar of Lanchoi village. According to reports, the incident took place when Siba was returning to home from a nearby market on Saturday. He was then rushed to […]

Jumbo tramples woman to death

Rourkela: A herd of wild elephants has been reportedly creating havoc in Rourkela for the last couple of days. As per sources a resident of Kopasinga range of Rourkela Forest Division was killed in an elephant attack here on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Padma Munda. The pachyderms ran amok in agricultural fields and […]

Man-animal conflict: Elephant tramples youth to death

Angul: A youth was trampled to death by an elephant late last night in Barapadar village under Madhpur forest range in the district. The deceased, identified as Sushil Behera, and his brother were keeping a vigil on crops in a thatched house in their farmland when an elephant rampaged into the paddy field and started […]

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Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Bonai

Sundergarh: Residents of Bandhabhuin village near Bonai forest area of Sundergarh district are spending sleepless nights as a herd of elephants is wreaking havoc in the area for the last couple of days. According to sources, the elephants have destroyed crops cultivated on several acres land. The villagers alleged that even after the pachyderms have […]

Man Vs Wild: Biker critical in elephant attack

Nuapada: A person sustained critical injuries after an elephant attacked him near Chindapani village in Nuapada district today. The injured, identified as Brudha Hans, was admitted to Nuapada hospital for treatment. According to sources, around seven elephants from Chhattisgarh had strayed into the forests near Chindapani village of the district. When some villagers and forest […]

Man Vs Wild: Elephants trample elderly man to death

Nuapada: In a tragic incident, an elderly man was trampled to death by wild elephants near Oreibahar village in Nuapada district Monday morning. The incident took place this morning near the Haladi forest when the deceased, Lati Pandey had gone to attend nature’s call. While returning home, suddenly a group of five elephants attacked and […]

Man injured in elephant attack

Keonjhar: Tusker terror once again gripped Champua range of Keonjhar district after a person sustained grievous injuries in an elephant attack here on Saturday. The injured has been identified as Bijaya Nayak of Balada village. The incident occurred in the morning when Nayak was going to the fields for agriculture work. Suddenly, a wild elephant […]

1 injured in elephant attack in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A youth was injured while trying to drive a wild elephant herd back into the forest in Champua. According to reports, a herd of 22 elephants from Bardhan forest range had strayed near a human settlement and caused massive damage to crops in the area yesterday. Fearing further damage, the locals including few farmers […]

Naresh, a one man army of elephant chasers

Keonjhar: He is famous for facing wild elephants with just a stick in his hand. Naresh Mahant is the person sought by villagers in Champua forest range of Keonjhar district during jumbo rampages. Naresh is the one man army to rely upon during crises for people in various villages near Kaliprasad forest under Champua range […]

Jumbo tramples buffalo to death, injures five in City outskirts

Bhubaneswar: An elephant reportedly went on a wild rampage on Saturday killing one buffalo and injuring five others here at Patharagadia village near Chandaka forest range in the Capital City. According to a local, Benudhar Behera, the incident occurred late on Saturday night when he was resting in his house. In the moonlight, the villager […]

Elephant menace grips Champua range in Keonjhar district

Keonjhar: A herd of 53 elephants from Jharkhand are on a damaging spree in Patala village near Kaliprasad forest under Champua range in Keonjhar district. The jumbos have so far destroyed three houses apart from damaging paddy and maize crops fields in the area. People are in panic over the persistent elephant menace in the […]

Jumbo mistake! Youth taking selfie with elephant gets trampled

Rourkela: Posing for a selfie with an elephant turned fatal for a youth after he was trampled by the pachyderm at Mandiakudar under Rajgangpur police limits. According to sources the deceased youth identified as Ashok Bharati was taking a close-up photo near a herd of elephant in Mandiakudar when one of the jumbos suddenly chased […]

Woman killed in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A woman was killed in an elephant attack at Kankadasoda village under Mahabirod forest range in Dhenkanal district this morning. The deceased was identified as Uma Gadnayak. When she tried to run away after seeing the pachyderm damaging a house, the wild animal chased and trampled her. Critically-injured Gadnayak was admitted to the Mandapala […]

Jumbos on a rampage: Attack villagers in Sundergarh, Keonjhar injuring one

Sundergarh /Keonjhar: Elephant menace gripped some parts of Sundergarh and Keonjhar today while injuring a woman and damaging house and property. In Sundergarh, a herd of stray elephants went on a rampage in Ganighasa village under Kuliposh Forest Range under Bonai Sub Division and injured a woman. Sources said the herd which had wandered away […]

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 […]

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Elephant kills one child, injures another in Sundergarh

Rourkela/Rairangpur: One child was killed and another critically injured in an elephant attack at Jhirpani village under Banki forest range of Sundergarh district last night. A herd of 30-40 elephants have also destroyed nearly 10 houses in the village. Similarly, another herd of 19 elephants which was spotted near Jharadihi village under Bahalda Tehsil of […]

Elephant attack: Tusker tramples two in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Two persons lost their lives in an elephant attack at Icchabatipur village in Aanlabereni Section under Kamakhyanagar West Range of Dhenkanal Forest Division at 4.30 am today. One among the deceased, Surendra Nayak, is a priest of the village temple and the other was identified as Babita Behera. While Nayak was trampled by the […]

Selfie turns deadly: Tusker injures man while clicking pic

Dhenkanal: Selfie mania turned dangerous as a man got seriously injured after being attacked by a wild tusker while capturing a picture in Dhenkanal district today. As per sources, a herd of wild jumbos had wreaked panic in Masania village under Khadagprasad gram panchayat for the last two days. Despite the threat, a local identified […]

3 killed in elephant attacks today in Odisha

Angul/Sundargarh/Rayagada: Three persons including a 7-year-old lost their lives and three others were injured due to elephant attacks in different parts of Odisha today. An elderly man, identified as Sundur Dehuri of Basantpur village under Chhendipada police limits of Angul district was trampled to death by a wild elephant this morning while going to a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]