A 60-year-old man was killed by a sub-adult tiger within the jungles of Maharashtra’s Gondia district on Wednesday, an official from the forest division mentioned.
The incident happened when Puna Mohan Meshram, a resident of Bhadanga village in Goregaon tehsil, ventured into the forest to assemble leaves for his livestock within the afternoon, the official mentioned.
A forest guard had allegedly warned the sufferer in regards to the presence of an enormous cat, however the latter had ignored her warning, he mentioned
Villagers quickly heard a tiger roar and set out into the forest armed with sticks. They noticed the tiger close to the sufferer’s physique in compartment quantity 448 of the Goregaon forest vary, the official mentioned.
The sufferer’s physique was finally recovered and despatched to a hospital for autopsy, he mentioned.
Meanwhile, Deputy Conservator of Forest Kulraj Singh has knowledgeable that digicam traps can be put in to trace the motion of the tiger, it was acknowledged.
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