Koida, Jan 17: An elderly man was reportedly trampled to death by an elephant at Saradabhanga village in Koida block of Sundergarh district in the wee hours of Monday.
The deceased has yet to be identified.
According to reports, the incident took place while the victim had gone to attend nature’s call when the wild jumbo attacked him killing him on the spot.
On getting information, forest department personnel reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. They also pacified the panic-stricken villagers.