Two ‘poachers’ killed in tiger attack in Sundarbans

Our Correspondent

23 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: Two ‘poachers’ were killed in an attack by a tiger at Talpotti of the Sundarbans (West) on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Mizanur Rahman, 39, and Ratan, 36, of Koikhali village in Shyamnagar upazila.

The duo and their associate, Musa, were fishing crabs in Talpotti area around 2:30 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.