Two killed in elephant attack in Odisha’s Sundargarh

Rourkela:  In an unfortunate incident, two persons were killed in elephant attack at two separate places in Lathikata block of Sundargarh district today.

The  deceased two have been identified as Ganduru Oram  of Malanga village and Kartika Bhumij of Kanarsuan village.

Sources said  when Ganduru Oram was working in a garden near his house this morning, a tusker came out of nowhere and trampled him to death.  In the other incident, 65-year-old Kartika confronted with an elephant when he had gone outside for defecation. The pachyderm lifted the elderly man with its trunk and threw him on the ground. He died on the spot.

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