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Banana plantation damaged in Odisha by elephants

Phulbani: Over 12 acres of banana plantation grown by tribal farmers on the embankment of Rahul river in Balliguda Forest Division in Odisha’s Kandhamal district has been damaged by marauding elephants in the last one week, a forest official today said. A herd of about 25 elephants, led by four tuskers, including five calves, went […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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