2 ‘poachers’ killed in tiger attack in Sundarbans

News Desk
22 January 2021, Fri
Published: 02:16

2 ‘poachers’ killed in tiger attack in Sundarbans

Two ‘poachers’ were killed in an attack by a tiger at Talpotti of the Sundarbans.

The incident took place at Talpotti of the Sundarbans (West) on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Ratan (35) and Mizanur Rahman (40) of Koikhali village in Shyamnagar Upazila of Satkhira.

The duo and their associate, Musa, were fishing crabs in Talpotti area around 3 pm on the day when the tiger attacked Mizan and Ratan.

After injuring them severely, the tiger dragged their bodies into the deep jungle, said Musa who managed to escape the attack. According to UNB reports.

A forest officer at Koikhali Forest Station Md Mobarak Hossain said to media that local UP chairman Abdur Rahim informed him about the tiger attack.