Dhenkanal, Feb 6: A woman was killed and her husband critically injured in an elephant attack in the district on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Sajani Pradhan. Her husband Bharat Pradhan has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in a critical condition.
The incident took place late Wednesday night at Babandh Matia sahi area when the victims were sleeping in their thatched hut.
An elephant entered the hut and attacked the family, killing Sajani instantly and injuring her husband.