Cuttack, Nov 7: An elephant trampled a woman to death at Mathasahi in Abhimanpur under Maniabandha police limits in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Tuesday.
The deceased woman has been identified as Manju Senapati, she was 58.
According to the information, Manju had gone to collect firewood to the cashew forest near Biridigadi hill of the district. On the way, she found an elephant coming towards her. However, while trying to flee, the jumbo chased her and trampled her to death.
Being informed, Badamba ranger with local police reached the spot, seized the body and sent it for post-mortem.