Dhenkanal: One Kalandi Sahu of Barihapur village was killed after being attacked by an elephant here today. He was attacked by the elephant while going from Barihapur to Basoi village.
The area comes under Kamakshyanagar West Range of the Dhenkanal Forest Division. Kalandi was taken to the Kamakhya Nagar hospital first and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, where he succumbed.
According to reports, this is the fifth such incident in the past 15 days. Two persons have been killed while three are under treatment following elephant attacks in the region.