ONE extra particular person has been killed in a tiger assault in Chandrapur district.
“Kashinath Pandurang Talande, aged 62 years, was killed in a wildlife (tiger) assault within the forest of Govindpur Chak village, in Sindewahi Vary of Brahmapuri Forest Division round 6.30 pm. He had gone to the forest for grazing cattle,” learn a press be aware issued by Chandrapur Chief Conservator of Forest N R Praveen on Saturday.
This was the third human dying as a result of tiger assault in Chandrapur district this month. One dying was attributable to leopard assault earlier this week.
With this, the variety of individuals killed in tiger assaults in Chandrapur district this yr thus far has gone as much as 20. Six extra have been killed in leopard assaults within the district this yr.
Gadchiroli district has seen 5 deaths whereas Yavatmal district had seen one dying in tiger assault this yr, taking the full human fatalities in tiger assaults in Vidarbha to 26.
With the Yavatmal incident reported on July 9, deaths attributable to tigers within the area this month have gone as much as 4.