Diamond Harbour: A fisherman has been killed by a Royal Bengal Tiger at Benifeli forest in the Sundarbans in South 24-Parganas district.
Deceased Kanai Ghosh (45) was a resident of Gurguria village at Kultali. He went to Benifeli mangrove forest on Sunday to catch crab. There were four more fishermen with him.
A Royal Bengal Tiger suddenly jumped on Ghosh from behind. Seeing this, the other fishermen fled from the spot. Today morning they went to the area again with a larger group of villagers and found Ghosh’s dead body.
Ghosh was a widower. His is survived by two minor sons.