Friday, September 04, 2009

Fisherman injured by tiger

Fisherman injured by tiger

STAFF WRITER 21:58 HRS IST

Canning (WB), Sep 4 (PTI) A fisherman was today seriously injured when a tiger tried to drag him away at Pirkhali VII area of the Sunderbans in South 24 Parganas district, forest department sources said.

The fisherman, Adhir Haldar, had gone to a canal of the river Bidya with four of his friends for fishing when a tiger pounced on him tried to drag him away.

Haldar's friends scared the tiger away, which left his victim behind and fled.

The fisherman was admitted to Kultali hospital with serious injuries.

http://www.ptinews.com/news/265793_Fisherman-injured-by-tiger

http://www.bigcatrescue.org/

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