4-Yr-Old Boy Trampled To Death By Elephant In Odisha’s Sundergarh

**Rourkela**: A 4-yr-old boy was sleeping in his house at Kukerama panchayat under Nuagaon block in Sundergarh district on Thursday night when an elephant destroyed his house and trampled over his head killing him instantaneously.

Notably, a herd of three elephants destroyed many houses in that locality last night after which the forest officials rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation and drive the wild animals away.

The death of the minor and the havoc created by the herd of three elephants in the village has created tension amidst the villagers regarding the elephant menace.

They allege that the authorities are not taking any concrete steps to eradicate the elephant peril in that area inspite of several such incidents.

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