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Wild elephant tramples woman to death in Keonjhar

17/02/2021 at 7:54 AM

Telkoi, Feb 17: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Jagamohanpur under Telkoi forest range in Keonjhar district.

The deceased has been identified as Janaki Pradhan of Jagamohanpur village.

The incident took place on the wee hours of Wednesday and the woman was trampled to death by the elephant while she sleeping in her house.

On being informed, the forest department officials reached the village and launched a probe into the matter.  

Locals residing in the nearby area are spending sleepless nights in fear of being attacked by the jumbos.

A pal of gloom has descended in the village following death of the woman.

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