Kathmandu, April 5
A worker of the Bardiya National Park has succumbed to a tiger attack in the national park on Sunday.
The victim has been identified as Police Ram Tharu, 31, a staffer at the elephant shed of the park, a permanent resident of Thakurbaba municipality-9. He was cutting grass to feed the elephants deployed in the ongoing national rhino census.
Tharu was attacked at around 5 pm yesterday and his body was found after a few hours, according to the park’s assistant conservation officer Asim Thapa.
Meanwhile, the park officials have taken a tiger under control suspecting it killed Tharu.
Of late, the number of tiger attacks is increasing in the national park.