Angul, Apr 7: Two people were trampled to death by an elephant at Ramachandrapur under Chendipada block in the district today.
The deceased have been identified as Panchanan Panigrahi (60) and Suagi Sethi (50).
According to locals, both had gone to pick mahua flowers from the jungle when an elephant attacked and trampled to death.
On being informed, the forest department officials and the police reached the spot to take stock of the situation.
However, it is suspected that the elephant is still near the village which has created panic among the villagers.