Tiger attacks fishermen; one missing, another injured

One fisherman went missing and another was injured today when a tiger attacked them in Sundarbans in South 24-Parganas district.

Sundarbans (WB): One fisherman went missing and another was injured today when a tiger attacked them in Sundarbans in South 24-Parganas district.

Asidhar Mondal was attacked and taken away by a tiger when he was catching fish and crabs with friends in a canal in Sundarbans mangrove forest, forest officials said.

He has been missing, they added.

Another fisherman Khagen Mondal was mauled by the tiger and he was taken to a local hospital in a seriously injured condition, sources said.

A group of five fishermen went to catch fish in the jungle this morning and the tiger attacked them during midday.

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