Youth trampled while clicking ‘selfie with elephant’
KalingaTV News Network
Angul: A youth was trampled to death while trying to click a selfie with a wild tusker in Nuapada forest under Khamar Forest Range in the district today.
The deceased identified as Jayakrushna Nayak of Nimidibeda village under Pallahara village in the district approached the loan animal near Madhapala Temple in Nuapada village with an intent to click a selfie. He took the tusker lightly as it looked sick and was moving at a slower pace.
However, the wild tusker charged at Jayakrushna while he was trying to click the selfie. He sustained critical injury in elephant trample, after a trip over in escape bid.
Jayakrushna was rushed to the Khamar CHC by the locals immediately where he died under treatment.