Dhenkanal, Dec 10 (LocalWire): A woman was allegedly killed in an elephant attack under Parjang sub-division in Dhenkanal district, police said on Monday.
According to police sources, Nirupama Biswal, wife of Bhagaban Biswal of Khalibahal village, encountered a pachyderm on her way back home after morning walk.
The elephant allegedly picked her up with its trunk and threw her at a tree. Nirupama died on the spot, said the police.
Compensation would be given to the family of the deceased after completion of investigation, said a forest official.