Bhubaneswar: In another incident of man-animal, a villager was reportedly trampled to death by an elephant at Shobhachandrapur under Shergarh police station in Ganjam district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Bhima Behera of Sobhachandrapur. Bhima had gone to a nearby jungle when a pachyderm attacked him, leading to his death.
Tension prevailed in the village as forest officials were late to reach the village. Villagers have demanded adequate compensation for the deceased’s family.