Bhubaneswar: In another incident of man-animal conflict, a woman was trampled to death by a tusker in a jungle near Rairakole in Sambalpur district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Sandhyarani Sahoo. She had gone to a water source for cleanse when a tusker came and attacked her. Though she was taken to a hospital, doctors declared her dead there only.
Villagers have informed forest officials about the incident and demanded adequate compensation for the bereaved family.