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Jumbo tramples woman to death at Athamallik

28/08/2019 at 8:43 AM

Bhubaneswar: In yet another incident of man-animal conflict, a woman was trampled to death by an elephant at Nuagada village under the Athamallik Forest Range in Angul district early this morning.

The deceased was identified as Subasini Nayak of Nuagada.

According to reports, Subasini had gone to attend call of nature when a tusker came rushing to her, held her by the trunk and threw away. Then, it trampled her to death.

Tension ran high in the area as villagers blocked the nearby road. They demanded adequate compensation for the family of the deceased and measures taken for stopping elephants coming to human habitation and farmland areas.

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