Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Indian farmer attacked by tiger while trying to save daughter

Sunday August 20 2006 11:31 IST

MEPPADI, India: A farmer at Erumakolli near here was hospitalised with injuries after a tiger attacked him on Saturday.

The animal while trying to save his daughter from the animal attacked the victim, Arumughan. According to Arumughan’s daughter, the tiger left her father only after local people rushed to the scene on hearing her screams.

The animal had also made a futile attempt to attack another girl, Bindu, living in the locality. Forest officials, on visiting the spot, are considering setting up of a trap to cage the animal. Arumughan has been admitted at Government hospital, Kalpetta.

http://www.newindpress.com/NewsItems.asp?ID=IER20060820011024&Page=R&Title=Kerala&Topic=0

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