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Villagers kill tigress by running tractor over it

Press Trust of India  |  Lakhimpur Kheri (UP) 

Angry villagers killed a in Dudhwa Reserve (DTR) area Sunday evening by running a tractor over it, after the animal attacked a local resident, officials said.

Devanand (50) was critically injured after being attacked by the at Chaitua village. He died during treatment at a district hospital.

Confirming the killing of the animal by the villagers, Mahavir Kaujlagi, deputy of Dudhwa Reserve said, "The carcass of the has been found and appropriate legal action is being taken in the matter, including registration of FIR against the errant villagers".

Ramesh Kumar Pandey, of Dudhwa Reserve, also took cognisance of the incident.

He said appropriate action will be taken in the matter.

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 23:00 IST