Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (LocalWire): The caretaker of a forest farm house was seriously injured after being attacked by a wild elephant near Rameswara under Khurda district, official sources said here today.
Pankaj Biswal, the caretaker of Tangi Range Farm House was attacked when he went to the nearby field. Biswal is under treatment at the district headquarters hospital at Khurda and his condition is stated to be stable.
A herd of elephants are roaming in the area since few days causing largescale damage to standing crops and creating panic among the people. But no effort has yet been made to drive them away into the forests, villagers complained.