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Odisha: Tusker Demolishes House, Elderly Woman Dies In Wall Collapse

23 January 2019


Sundergarh: An elderly woman was crushed to death under a wall after a tusker demolished her house at Kainsara village under Sadar Forest Range in Sundergarh.

Reportedly, two wild elephants are on a rampage in the area since last few days. They entered the village last night and besides damaging various properties, demolished four houses.

The deceased woman identified as Kiabati Bhaisal was fast asleep in one of the house when the mishap occurred.

On getting information, forest department officials along with elephant drive squad reached the spot and drove off the elephants. The body of the woman has been seized and a case in this regard has been registered.

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