Tiger attacks honey collector
A honey collector was severely injured in an attack by a tiger on Saturday in Kokilmoni area under Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat district.
He was identified as Shafiqul Islam Boyati, 30, son of Kanchan Boyati of Chalitabunia village under Southkhali union in the same upazila.
The victim is now undergoing treatment at the ICU of Khulna Medical College Hospital as he sustained grievous injuries while fighting with the tiger for over 15 minutes, said DFO east Mihir Kumar Do.
The tiger attacked Shafiqul when he was busy collecting honey.
The tiger seriously mauled the victim and ran way when his associates came to his aid with sticks, said ACF (east) Kashyapi Bikash Chandra.
Shafiqul was in deep coma while filing of this report at 3:30pm yesterday.