Jajpur, Apr 26: In yet another case of human-animal conflict in the State, a man was killed and three others sustained critical injuries in wild boar attack in Danagadi area in Jajpur district on Monday.
As per the report, Manoj Das (45), Mangal Nayak, Kalakar Nayak and Malati Das of Tamaka village had been to pluck Charakoli (jungle berry) from Mahagiri forest under Danagadi Police Station in the morning when the predator attack took place.
A wild boar pounced on the victim and mauled them badly while they were collecting the berry from trees.
While Manoj died on the due to profuse bleeding, the rest three turned critical.
Tamaka Range officials rushed to the spot after getting information on the incident and rushed the victims to Danagadi hospital for treatment.
The incident has triggered panic among the villagers.