Bhubaneswar: In another incident of man-animal conflict, a tusker trampled an elderly man to death at Sogar Salua chhak under the Dumusinga police station in Kamakshyanagae forst range of Dhenkanal district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Hrudananda Mallick of nearby Godurbila village.
According to reports, Hrudamanda had gone to attend a call of nature when the jumbo attacked him. Though some villagers rescued him and rushed him to a hospital, doctors declared him dead there.
Villagers have demanded adequate compensation for his family.