Woman Killed In Elephant Attack

Dhenkanal: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Friday in a forest near Kaunriapal village under Sadar Range in Dhenkanal district.
The deceased was identified as Urmila Nayak. She was attacked when she had gone to attend nature’s call.
According to sources, the elephant barged into the village and attacked Urmila while she was going on the village road. The elephant charged the woman and trampled her. She died on the spot.
Sources said the elephant was chased away by residents who heard the cries of Urmila. Following the mishap, villagers are in a state of fear now.