Tiger kills a man in Lahimpur, Uttar Pradesh

 A tiger today attacked and killed a 50-year-old man in a village in Salempur area of Mailani range forests under south Kheri division, a senior Forest official said.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Lakhimpu: A tiger today attacked and killed a 50-year-old man in a village in Salempur area of Mailani range forests under south Kheri division, a senior Forest official said.

The tiger entered a village near Ulla river and attacked and killed Raees, Divisional Forest Officer Neeraj Kumar said.

When villagers raised alarm after the attack, the big cat disappeared into the forests.

The DFO said an ex-gratia of Rs 10,000 was given to the family members of the dead, and process would be initiated to award monetary relief as per the rules pertaining to casualty in a tiger attack.