A tiger killed a tribal woman trapped by forest department officials

10 years, after tranquilizing it. As there was no elevated place nearby an elephant from Ane Chowkur elephant camp was pressed into action to rescue the injured cat.

 

Akram and Karumbaiah, sharp shooters, were mounted on Abhimanyu, a Dasara elephant, along with mahout Vasanth tranquilized within an hour after the elephant was pressed into the operation. The tiger was taking shelter near a bush and it was finding difficult to move away due to injury, forest Vet K S Umashankar told TOI.

 

Earlier, forest authorities missed the target twice soon after it was sighted around 12.30 pm but the cat charged at them. To

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