Balasore, Apr 6: With no respite in sight from human-animal conflict in the State, a wild tusker wreaked havoc in Gudikhula village under Shyamsundarpur panchayat in Balasore district last night by destroying a house and attacking a differently-abled man.
As per the report, a wild tusker which had sneaked into the forest located in the foothills of Nilagiri entered into Gudikhula village by the night and damaged the house of Purnachandra Singh.
Purnachandra who happens to be differently-abled raised an alarm post which some villagers swung into action and somehow managed to drive away the jumbo.
However, the jumbo completely damaged the bicycle of Purnachandra’s neighbor Shyam Majhi while returning into the forest.
Rattle over the incident villagers have called up Forest Department officials and sought help in checking the regular jumbo attack in the village.