Dhenkanal: Tusker Razes House; Squashes Wife and Injures Husband


A couple sleeping in their thatched house were attacked by a wild elephant in Matia sahi under Hindol block in Dhenkanal district in the late night hours of February 5.

In the incident, the wife was killed and the husband was injured in the elephant attack.

As per the incident, the couple was attacked by the wild tusker while in sleep and their house was destroyed.

Meanwhile, the wife was declared dead at the Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital and the husband was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.


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