Even as the elephant menace in Dharamjaigarh is not new, it is the latest incident which claimed four lives of a family.
As per reports, it was an elephant that wrecked havoc in Koylar village.
The elephant then trampled over four members of a family.
The rurals had at the time gone into the forests to pluck chirounji.
But they witnessed elephant attack on a child nearby.
It is then that they tried to rescue the child.
The fury of the elephant though turned towards them and they too met their tragic end there.
The local forest department has been informed of the situation.