Forest staff trampled to death in Tangi range

Published on By prameya news7 (author)

Bhubaneswar: In another incident of man-elephant conflict, a temporary worker of Forest Department was trampled to death by an elephant in Tangi forest range area in Khurda district late on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Surendra Behera.

Surendra along with others was dispersing an elephant herd in the Tangi forest range area when he fell to the anger of one of the pachyderms. Surendra was soon taken to a hospital and was undergoing treatment there. He succumbed this morning.