Crab Catcher Dragged Away By Royal Bengal Tiger In Sundarbans.

Royal Sundarbans tiger

A crab catcher has been dragged away by a tiger in West Bengal’s Sundarbans, a forest official said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at South 24 Parganas’ Gosaba on International Tigers’ Day on Monday.

“A tiger dragged away 48-year-old Arjun Mondal by the neck, while he was catching crabs in a creek near Sadakkhali forest with two other friends of Rajatjubuli village,” the official said.

He said that the victim’s friends — Dhruba Mondal and Paritosh Mridha — went after the tiger but could not rescue him.