Angul: An elderly woman sustained grievous injuries after being attacked by a wild elephant at Dangapal village under Chhendipada block in Angul district today.
The victim has been identified as Parbati Majhi (60).
According to sources, the mishap took place while Parbati was returning home after attending nature’s call this morning.
The jumbo suddenly attacked Parbati while she was passing through a mango orchard following which she fell unconscious, added sources.
After spotting Parbati in a critical condition an elephant squad travelling on the way rushed her to Chhendipada, community Health Centre (CHC).
Later, she was shifted to Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), after her condition deteriorated.