Man trampled to death by jumbo in Dhenkanal

13/03/2019 at 10:53 AM

Bhubaneswar: In another man-animal conflict, a villager was trampled to death by an elephant at Kadalipala village under Kamakshyanagar western forest range in Dhenkanal district early this morning.

The deceased was identified as Gaurang Palei of Kadalipala village.

Following the incident, tension has prevailed in the area as villagers blocked the Valumunda Road, demanding adequate compensation for the family of the deceased.

Police and forest officials have reached the spot and are trying to placate the hostile situation, according to reports.

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