Yet another villager has been seriously injured by a tiger at Manguda jungle in Pandharkwada. Reportedly there is another version of the story that the tiger was sitting in a nullah when the mob of people gathered around it.
Troubled by the presence of the people, the tiger attacked one of the villagers. The victim identified as Raju Kanhu Tekam is a resident of Gavri village.
The incident took place when he was working in the field of Bandu Yeole, which is conjoining the forest boundaries.
Immediately after the incident the victim was rushed to the Yawatmal hospital where the doctors performed a surgery.
The victim is said to be out of danger. However, this caused uproar amongst the villagers due to which forestmen had to call for police force to control the crowd.
Around 18 jawans of Special Tiger Protection Force from Sarati Base Camp rushed to the spot for the help, informed Divisional Officer (Wildlife), Pandharkwada, P B Panchbhai.