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Elephant tramples 5 persons to death in Angul

Angul: At least five persons including two girls and a woman were killed by a stray elephant in separate incidents in Talcher late night on Thursday. Panic gripped Sandha village after an elephant trampled three persons of a family to death. One Kalia Saaar along with his two-year-old daughter Anita and his cousin Sarathi who […]

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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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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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Jumbo herd wreaks havoc in Keonjhar

  Keonjhar: A herd of elephants has caused extensive damage to a mango orchard in Telkoi forest area of Keonjhar in last four days. The elephants destroyed trees in Telkoi block’s Saruali and Sinkula bahal areas while mango plantations have also been destroyed. The farmers are now demanding compensation as the herd of jumbos has […]

Jumbo menace in Keonjhar, six houses damaged

Keonjhar: A herd of 19 wild jumbos have extensively damaged six houses and few acres of crops in villages under Champua range of Keonjhar district today. According to sources, since yesterday, herd of jumbos have triggered tension in the range here. Bardhama, Paudiposya and Niundi are the few villages which are reportedly under the threat […]

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393 elephants died in Odisha in 5 years

Bhubaneswar: As many as 393 elephants have died in the past five years in Odisha, Forests and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said on Tuesday. The minister did not elaborate how the pachyderms died. However, according to a senior official of the forest department, several elephants suffered unnatural deaths owing to poaching, poisoning, train and […]

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Jumbo herd stranded in river Baitarani after water level rises

Keonjhar: A herd of eight elephants has been stranded since Sunday night in river Baitarani here at Erendei village near Patana in the district after water level increased suddenly due to incessant rain for last two days. The forest department has launched operation to rescue the animals after the local residents informed the officials. The […]