Sunday, May 16, 2010

Tiger kills fisherman, injures two others

Tiger kills fisherman, injures two others

UNB, Satkhira

Tiger killed a fisherman and injured two more in separate attacks at Satkhira Range of the Sundarbans on Thursday and Friday. Sources said that the slain fisherman was fishing along with other fishermen in Bara Keyakhali canal at 8:30am Friday and then a man-eater tiger swooped on Sabiruddin, 40, son of Kiamudddin from Burigoalini village under Syamnagar upazila and dragged him deep into the forest.

Later, his badly bruised body was recovered by the co-fishermen at noon with the help of forest guards. In another incident, a minor son of a fisherman and another youth were injured in another tiger attack at the time of catching crabs at Chushkhali in Sundarban's West Zone area on Thursday last.

The injured were identified as Ruhul Morol, 13, son of Mostafa Morol and Khokon Morol, 22, son of Rashid Morol hailed from Harinagar village of the upazila. They were rushed to a local hospital in critical condition.

Witnesses said that Mostafa Morol along with his son Ruhul Morol and neighbor Khokon went to the area to catch crabs in the morning. Toufikul Islam, ACF of Satkhira Range confirmed the incidents.

http://nation.ittefaq.com/issues/2010/05/16/news0114.htm

http://www.bigcatrescue.org/

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