Odisha Sun Times Bureau
New Delhi, Nov 29:

As many as 213 persons have been killed in elephant attack in Odisha in the last three years from 2013 to 2016, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change minister Anil Madhav Dave answering an unstarred question raised by BJD parliamentarian Narendra Kumar Swain on Monday.


67 persons in 2013-14, 65 persons in 2014-15 and 81 persons in 20115-16 were killed in jumbo attack in the state, the information read.

While only one person was killed in tiger attack in Odisha, 101 persons were killed in the last three years in 19 states in the country, the minister added.