Man trampled to death by elephant in Odisha

17/01/2020 at 11:00 AM

Dhenkanal, Jan 17: A man was trampled to death by an elephant in Dhenkanal district, police said on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Bhaskar Behera of Bampha village under Hindol forest range in the district.

He was missing from yesterday after going to a nearby bank .

Locals found his body lying in a cashew plantation this morning and informed forest department as footprints of an elephant were spotted near the body.

Forest officials confirmed his death due to elephant attack and launched an investigation.

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