Dhenkanal: An elderly man was killed after being attacked by an elephant at Dhauramara village under Dhenkanal Sadar police limits today morning.
The deceased was identified as Laxman Mohanty. According to reports, Mohanty had come to visit his daughter living in Dhauramara. He was a native of Muliapur village.
The tusker had intruded into a banana farm where it spotted Mohanty and trampled the elderly man.
From the past few days, a some tuskers have created havoc in the area. The Forest Department personnel arrived at the spot and reviewed the situation, reports added.