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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dhenkanal, Jan 6:

An elderly man died and another person sustained injuries in a wild boar attack in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district today.

Photo Courtesy: treknature.com
Photo Courtesy: treknature.com

The deceased was identified as Kodanda Mallick (70) of Ambapada village under Joronda police outpost.

According to reports, the animal attacked Mallick when he was working in crop field. He died on the spot, sources said.

The boar then went towards Mukundapasi village and attacked one Banshidhar Samal who was returning home from work.

He was injured and admitted to the district headquarters hospital.