Man Trampled By Elephant While Sleeping In House

**Rourkela**: The ongoing man versus elephant tussle has taken another victim. A man was trampled to death by a jumbo while he was sleeping in his house late on Thursday night. The deceased man has been identified as Naveen Kerketta of Jharbeda village under Kuanramunda range here.

According to reports, the wild elephant strayed into the area where Naveen lived, damaged his house and crushed him to death.

Odisha has seen terrible human-animal conflict in the last few years, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of people and several thousand animals, including elephants, according to a report by Forest Department.