Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dhenkanal, Dec 8:

A person undergoing treatment in hospital after sustaining injuries in an elephant attack in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district yesterday died this morning.


The deceased was identified as Sambhari Pradhan of Jamujhara village under Kamakhyanagar sub-division in Dhenkanal.

According to reports, Pradhan was attacked by an elephant when he was returning to Jamujhari from Pandua Chhak last evening. He was grievously injured as the pachyderm trampled him.

Pradhan was initially admitted to the Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital as his condition deteriorated.

However, he succumbed to his injuries at the hospital at around 5 AM today.