Elephant tramples mother-son duo to death in Odisha

Rourkela: In a tragic incident, a mother-son duo was trampled to death by an elephant at Sialjor village under Kuarmunda police limits in Odisha’s Sundargarh district last night.

According to reports, Sambari Pradhan (37) and her five-year-old son Satrughna were crushed to death by an elephant when both were asleep inside their house.

On being informed, Forest officials reached the village and started investigation.

Worth mentioning, a herd of five elephants had yesterday entered a school premises, 7 km away from the village.

The jumbos were dispersed by locals from the school following which they headed towards Sialjor village.

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