Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, an elderly person died after being mauled by a bear in a jungle near Bashoi village under Parjang police station in Dhenkanal district last night.
The deceased was identified as Jatara Sahi of Bishoi village. Jatara had gone into jungle yesterday and did not return home. Jatara’s body was found in the jungle this morning.
Villagers have informed forest officials about the incident.