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Tag: Wild Elephant

Mayurbhanj : Woman Trampled To Death By Wild Elephant

Mayurbhanj: In yet another case of man-animal conflict, a woman was allegedly trampled to death by a wild elephant at Rasgovindpur village in the district on Tuesday. As per the reports, the victim had gone out of her home in connection with some work this morning when she was allegedly attacked by an elephant. A […]

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Man-Elephant Conflicts Resurface In Odisha Amid Covid Lockdown

Sambalpur: A woman died after allegedly being trampled to death by a wild elephant at Hitasar village under Naktideul Forest Range in Sambalpur district today. The deceased identified as Pramila Dehuri, had gone to her farmland in the morning when she was attacked by an elephant. The incident which was the second death being reported […]

Wild Elephant tramples woman to death in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Palpable tension prevailed at Lodhani village under Parjang police limits here after a woman was killed today in an elephant attack. The deceased has been identified as Nirupama Biswal. As per sources, the incident occurred when Nirupama had gone for a walk early in the morning. Soon after the incident, irate locals staged a […]

Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Jumbo scare gripped the residents of Kalamang village in Koida range of the district after an elderly man was trampled to death by a wild elephant today. The deceased has been identified as Damodar Nayak of the village. As per reports, Nayak was returning home from the market in his bicycle when he was […]

Two killed in jumbo attacks

Dhenkanal: Two persons were trampled to death by wild elephants in two separate incidents in Dhenakanal district today. The deceased have been identified as Niranjan Mohanty of Damodarnali village under Gandia police limits and Achyuta Rout of Chaulia village in the district. Mohanty who had gone out into the field to relieve himself, was attacked […]

UNHCR's programme to protect Rohingyas from elephant attacks

Dhaka: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature have launched an action plan to prevent Rohingya deaths from wild elephant attacks at a refugee camp that lies between Myanmar and Bangladesh. At least 10 refugees, including young children, have been killed in such incidents at the […]

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Elephant herd halts vehicular traffic on NH-55

Athgarh: Barely a month after a wild elephant herd blocked the Cuttack-Angul national highway (NH-55) here, the pachyderms once again created panic among the locals and travellers by disrupting vehicular traffic between the two towns for more than an hour on Sunday. Around eight jumbos stood ground on the NH at Bali Baula square near […]

Wild elephants unleash panic in Mayurbhanj district

Baripada: A large herd of wild elephants have strayed away from West Bengal and unleashed widespread panic and fear in several villages of Rasogovindpur and Betanati block in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, forest officials said. The herd of 45 elephants including four tuskers and five calves on their way to Nilagiri forest caused extensive damage to […]

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Man trampled to death by wild elephants

Baripada: A 65-year-old man was trampled to death by a herd of elephants at Bhagabandha village in Mayurbhanj district in the early hours today. The victim was identified as Ropa Geria, who attempted to chase away the herd of elephants when it was damaging his paddy field. The herd which strayed from nearby Jharkhand have […]