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Man trampled to death by elephant in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Dhenkanal(Odisha) 

A man was trampled to death by an elephant in Odisha's district today, police said.

The incident happened in the range area when the man was on his way to a canal, the police.

The deceased was a resident of Goudakateni village under the jurisdiction of station, the Forest Ranger of Sadar range, Darsania Bhoi, said.

This was the third death due to elephant attack within a span of two days, he said.

A compensation of Rs 40,000 was paid to the family members of the deceased, Bhoi added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 21:40 IST
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