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Deer that crossed over from India dies after locals give chase

A deer that crossed the Indian border and entered Bangladesh on Sunday died after being chased by locals in Siktihari village in Atwari upazila of Panchagarh.

The Forest Department and Upazila Livestock office confirmed the unfortunate deer died of excessive bleeding from its wounded leg while running for its life from the villagers.

“The deer entered Bangladesh in search of food from the Indian side of the border. Informed by some locals, we rescued it in a critical condition,” said Mushfiqul Alam Halim, Atwari Upazila Nirbahi Officer.

“The deer died before our eyes and later we buried it after an autopsy,” said Rishikesh Ray, Panchagarh range officer of the Forest Division.

Source: United News of Bangladesh