Kalahandi, Dec 10: In yet another incident of man animal conflict, a Ranger in Narla forest in Odisha’s Kakalhandi district was killed in an elephant attack today.
The deceased has been identified as Prashant Pal.
As per reports, Pal had gone to drive away an elephant herd at Jampadar near Tuppada in the district when he came face to face with a jumbo which attacked him. He sustained critical injuries in the attack.
He was rushed to Bhavanipatna Health Center where he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.
Later, his body was seized by the forest officials and sent to District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) in Bhawanipatna for post-mortem.