A temporary member of the elephant squad was killed by a jumbo in Kuanrmunda forest range area in Odisha's Sundargarh district. The incident occurred when members of the squad were trying to drive away an elephant herd that had entered into a village last night.
Pati Dhibar (37) was killed in jumbo attack, forest officials said. However, the pachyderm herd left the area after the incident, they said. Dhibar, a resident of Barkote, was working as a temporary member of the elephant squad.
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