Man killed in tiger attack at Banke National ParkThe man was attacked and dragged into the forest area by a tiger at Kusum Gabhar, say locals.
Thakur Singh Tharu
Published at : September 13, 2021
Updated at : September 13, 2021 15:40
The body of a man killed by a tiger on Sunday night was recovered on Monday morning near Banke National Park.
According to the locals, the man, identified as an Indian national, was attacked and dragged into the forest area by a tiger at Kusum Gabhar, Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-1 in Banke.
Shyam Shah, Chief Conservation Officer of Banke National Park said park had alerted the locals about the movement of tigers captured on camera at Purbi Gabha.
"The deceased was attacked in the national park region," said Shah. There are as many as 21 tigers in Banke, according to the national park.
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