Bhubaneswar: People of Rameshwar and nearby villagers under the Tangi area in Khurda district are in a state of fear as a herd of elephants created havoc in there, and a person was severely injured in their attack last night.
According to reports, Pankaj Biswal, a caretaker of the Rameshwar farmhouse under the Tangi forest range, was attacked by an elephant while he had gone to a nearby agriculture field. The pachyderms have destroyed crops in the farmhouse and still moving in the area.
Pankaj, who has got serious bone fractures, has been admitted to a hospital. Forest personnel have reached the Rameshwar village and are trying to drive away them into deep jungle.