Dhenkanal: In yet another incident of man animal conflict, a youth was trampled to death by an elephant in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district today morning.
The deceased has been identified as Brahmananda Nayak.
As per reports, the incident took place at Chaulia village in the district when the deceased had gone to his paddy field and came face to face with an elephant. Thereafter, the pachyderm trampled him leading to his death on the spot.
Upon getting the information, police along with Forest Department personnel arrived at the spot and seized the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.