Bhubaneswar: In another incident of man-animal conflict, three persons of a family sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a tusker at Karatapata village under Bantala forest range in Angul district last night.
The injured were identified as Prasanna Sahoo and his wife Kiran Sahoo and daughter Yashoda Sahoo. All these three injured have been admitted to the Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), Angul.
According to reports, the three members of a family were sleeping in their house when a tusker, coming from a nearby jungle, entered their house and attacked them with its truck. As other people came to the area, the tusker moved away from the spot.
Villagers are in a state of fear now. They have demanded free treatment for the injured.