A herd of elephants strayed into a village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. Wild elephants destroyed crops and few huts in the area. Locals alleged that there is lack of vigilance from forest departments. Terrified locals demand trained officials to avoid elephant-man conflict. A man, Sudya Mahakud started staying atop a tree on a temporary structure after his house was damaged by wild elephants in Odisha’s Keonjhar district. The Forest Department started tracking for the movement of elephants. Sadar Range officer of Forest Department, Keonjhar said, “We're trying our best to compensate him, paperwork being done.”