BARDIYA: A person died on the spot when a spotted tiger attacked him in Bardiya National Park on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as mahout of the park Mangru Tharu, 45, of Thakurbaba Municipality, Bardiya. Chief Conservation Officer at Bardiya National Park Ananath Baral said that the wild animal attacked Tharu while he was collecting fodder for elephants of the park.
According to staffers of the national park, the tiger had attacked the man and abandoned his body as three other persons made noises when the tiger attacked. Tigers have been attacking people in the national park of late.
Earlier, six persons had lost their lives after the spotted tiger attacked them outside the park.
A version of this article appears in print on November 06, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.