Dhenkanal: At least two persons were trampled to death by a tusker in Chaulia area in Dhenkanal district on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Achyuta Rout of Chaulia village and Niranjan Mohanty of Damodarnali under Gandia police limits.
According to reports, a herd of 53 elephants are now moving in the area.
A tusker coming out of the herd is moving in human habitations.
The tusker killed both as the tusker trampled them, said reports.