Bhubaneswar: In another such incident, a person was trampled to death by an elephant at Banki Brahmapura in Goudakateni area in Dhenkanal district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Gobinda Chandra Debata of Brahmapura.
According to reports, Gobinda had gone out to attend a call of nature when a jumbo attacked him. The pachyderm caught him by truck and then trampled him to death.
On being informed by villagers, forest and police officials have rushed to the village and started investigation.
It may be noted that two villagers had been killed by a tusker in two separate villages in Dhenkanal district yesterday.