Rajgangpur, Nov 20: An elderly man was trampled to death after an elephant attacked him at Didhi village under Rajgangpur forest range in Sundergarh district on Friday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Sawan Barju.
According to sources, the wild elephant attacked him when Sawan had gone to attend nature’s call.
On hearing him screaming, the villagers rescued him and rushed to Rajgangpur PHC, where he was declared dead.
On being informed, the forest officials reached the spot and started an investigation into the matter.