Man Trampled By Elephant, Baby Elephant Rescued By Villagers

**Dhenkanal/Khurda: ** The ongoing man versus elephant tussle has taken another victim, this time a middle-aged was trampled to death by a tusker at Kaunriapala village under Odapada block in the district here on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Akshya Mohanty. He was trampled by the wild elephant when he was outside the village.

In another incident, an elephant calf was rescued from a well at Manjaripatana near Nirakarpur in Khurda.

According to repots, the baby elephant accidentally fell into a well of Prabhakar Behera. The locals spotted the calf and informed about the incident to the forest officials.

A team from the forest and wildlife department reached the spot and rescued the animal with the help of local residents.