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Boy killed in tiger attack in Kodagu

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A boy was killed and a plantation worker seriously injured in a tiger attack at Belluru village in Ponnampet taluk of Kodagu district on Monday. The victim was identified as Rangaswamy (8) while his grandfather, Kencha, was injured and has been hospitalised.

This is the third human death owing to tiger attack in Kodagu district since the last 3 weeks and has resulted in widespread anger against the authorities for their ‘failure’ to curb human-animal conflicts.

The full article was published by The Hindu on March 8, 2021.