Tigress attacks farmers in Uttar Pradesh

September 19th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) A tigress and her cubs attacked and injured three farmers and killed two oxen in Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Friday.The incident took place Thursday evening in Bichiya Girjapuri village in Bahraich, where the Katarniyaghat forest reserve is located, some 150 km from here, divisional forest officer (DFO) R.K. Singh told IANS.

The animal attacked the farmers riding in a cart and killed the two oxen pulling the vehicle.

Earlier, a tiger had injured three people Monday in Sujauli village in the same district.

In August, a leopard also attacked four people, killing one of them, in the same village.

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