Three injured in wild boar attack

Kendrapara (Odisha): Three persons, including a 9-year-old boy, were injured when wild boar trespassed into the human habitation and attacked them on Friday.
According to sources, while one 55-year-old man, Sheikh Kasim, of Kochila Belari village under Batighar GP was working in his field, a wild boar strayed from its natural habitat and attackedhim.
Later, the wild animal injured a 9-year old boy, Rahim Khan of Kochila Belari village. The wildboar then entered Batighar village and attacked a 34-year-old Sanatan Bera while he was working in the field.
All three injured were admitted to the local Batighar Primary Health Centre.
During the harvest season, the wild boar sneak into village areas from their natural habitat, close to the sanctuary, at regular intervals.
The locals have urged the forest department to take steps to check the wild boar menace and pay compensation for crop damage.
They also demanded financial assistance, free treatment, and to arrange a livelihood for those injured in the wild boar attack.

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