Deogarh: Nov 28: A youth named Lambodar Naik has been trampled to death by an elephant in Deogarh on Sunday.
The incident took place at Budihibila village under Suguda forest bit in the afternoon.
Sources said, Lambodar was cropping paddy in his field Meanwhile, a tusker trampled him. Responding to his alarm, locals rescued him from the spot. He was rushed to Deogarh district headquarters hospital for treatment. However, he succumbed to his injuries during first aid.
Being informed, Deogarh Range officer Debadutta Nanda visited the spot and took preventive measures to keep watch on the wild pachyderm.