Khulna fisherman killed by tiger, body found

Forest guards on Tuesday recovered the body of a fisherman in the Sunderbans, more than 12 hours after he was allegedly killed in a tiger attack.

Mujibur Gazi was catching crabs in the Payratuli canal around 4pm on Monday when he was attacked by a tiger, according to officials.

On information, a joint force of forest and police officials launched a search operation and found his body Tuesday morning, aid MA Hasan, assistant conservator of forests.

Authorities have promised a compensation of Tk 3 lakh to the victim’s family.

So far, four fishermen have been killed by tigers in the Sundarbans this year and “we have given Tk 6 lakh compensation to the families of the two victims”, said Hasan.

Source: United News of Bangladesh