Tag: Elephant Menace

Elephants unleash extensive damage in Dhenkanal; 3 injured

Dhenkanal: A herd of elephant wreaked havoc after straying into human settlements at Koria and Hatrod areas of Dhenkanal town today.  According to sources, three persons have been injured after being attacked by elephants in Koria area. In another incident, a herd of 20 wild jumbos unleashed extensive damage at Samatangi village in Kamakhyanagar of […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Elephant drags minor girl out of house, tramples her to death

Keonjhar:  Tension ran high at Mundasahi village under Champua forest range in Keonjhar district following the death of a minor girl after being attacked by a wild elephant early this morning. Family members of Sini Munda, the deceased minor girl, alleged that a tusker broke a part of their house while the family members were […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Tusker Menace Claims 8 Lives Within 50 Days In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Residents of several villages in the district continue to face the fury of a stray elephant, which has allegedly attacked and killed as many as eight persons in last one-and-half months. However, much to the frustration of the locals, the forest authorities have failed in effectively containing the menace. According to sources, one more […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Man trampled to death by elephants in Odisha

Baripada: A 51-year-old man was trampled to death by a herd of four elephants on Thursday in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. Dugudu Murmu, a tribal farmer, was attacked by the tuskers when he was trying to drive the herd away from his paddy field at Bhurulubani village in Jhapokharia police station area, Tapan Das, the forest […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Man Killed In Elephant Attack In Odisha

Sundergarh: A 55-year-old man was killed after being reportedly attacked by an elephant atThutipipal village under Ujalpur forest range of Sundergarh district late last night. The deceased has been identified as Parikshita Gahir. As per reports, Gahir was sleeping in his house at Thutipipal village when a herd of elephants ransacked the house. Though Gahira […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Two Killed, One Injured In Elephant Attack In Odisha

Khurda/Angul: At least two persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries in an elephant attack in Haja panchayat of Khurda district late last night. The deceased have been identified as Bansidhar Chhualsingh of Haja village and Sanatan Pradhan of Kalarajhara village in the district. Injured, Brajakishore Sahoo is currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Human-Animal Conflict: Elephant Herds Damage Crops, Houses At Several Odisha Districts
Man-Animal Conflict: Elephant Herds Damage Crops, Houses In Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: Coinciding with the season’s kharif paddy cultivation, frequent movement of wild elephants towards human settlements have once again begun to rise in Odisha. Several incidents of man-animal conflicts were reported in some districts of the State over the past few days. Elephant herds reportedly damaged agricultural lands, houses and ate away stocked paddy and […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Elephant Attack: Woman Dies, Crops Damaged In Odisha

Dhenkanal/Balasore: At least two incidents of elephant attack have been reported in Dhenkanal and Balasore districts of the State on Saturday. As per reports, a woman was trampled to death by an elephant in Kamakhyanagar (western range) area under Dhenkanal Forest Division today morning. The deceased has been identified as Natramani, wife of Madhab Sahoo […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
70-Year-Old Trampled To Death By Elephant In Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A 70-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Sunday, police said. The incident took place in the Sasgovindpur area in the evening when the man, identified as Srikant Behera, was returning home at Sarumula after watching a football tournament at Marmoda, said Lopamudra Nayak, the inspector in-charge […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Watch: Baby Elephant Shunned By Herd In Ganjam

Berhampur: A bizarre scene unfolded near Sunapur on the outskirts of Berhampur after an elephant calf that went astray from its mother was intriguingly deserted by the herd. The baby elephant was part of the herd which sneaked into the locality and subsequently entered Tampara lake causing extensive damage to prawn enclosures and fishing boats. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Elephant Menace In Odisha: MLA Made To Do Walkathon By Irate Villagers

Baripada: MLA Basanti Hembram from Karanjia on Friday faced the ire of a group of local residents in her constituency who reportedly forced her to walk for about 7 kilometres over wild elephant menace. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator was taken to the village of the residents where they showed her the damages of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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Odisha: Woman Killed In Elephant Attack In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, an elderly woman was killed after an elephant attacked her in the courtyard of her house at Jagmohanpur under Telkoi forest range in the district last night. The deceased has been identified as Janaki Padhan, the widow of Dibakar Padhan. The tusker wreaked havoc in the village for the last […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021