27/10/2023 01:10 PM | Click to read full article
Tuna Gauda, a farmer at Gunduribadi village in Ganjam district, lost his life guarding his paddy field after he was trampled by an elephant on Thursday night. The incident occurred at Mujagad range under the north Ghumsur forest area. Sources said a herd of 17 elephants has been unleashing terror in the area for the past couple of days. The herd has strayed near the village yesterday. Senior officials of the forest department have reached the village and started an investigation into the incident.