Balasore, Jan 15: In a tragic incident, an elderly man was killed in an elephant attack in Jaleswar block of Balasore district in the wee hours of Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Fagu Hansada, a resident of Bazarsola village in Sikharpur panchayat of Jaleswar block.
According to sources, Hansada was going to attend nature’s call at around 4 am on Saturday when the elephant attack him. He succumbed to his injuries on the spot.
Being informed, forest officials arrived at the spot and recovered the body. The officials are also trying to drive away the jumbos.