55-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Killed By Tiger In Maharashtra: Official

The incident took place in the afternoon at Awalgaon village in Bramhapuri tehsil, some 128 km from the district headquarters, the official said.

55-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Killed By Tiger In Maharashtra: Official

The victim had gone to her farm when the tiger lurking in the bushes attacked her. (Representational)

Chandrapur, Maharashtra:

A 55-year-old woman was mauled to death by a tiger at a village in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district today, a forest official said.

The incident took place in the afternoon at Awalgaon village in Bramhapuri tehsil, some 128 km from the district headquarters, he said.

The victim Dhrupada Mohurle had gone to her farm when a big cat lurking in the bushes attacked and killed her, said R D Shende, range forest officer of south forest range in Bramhapuri Forest Division.

Following a search, the woman's body was found in compartment no 1138 in the range, he said, adding that a spot inspection was performed in the presence of forest officials and police.

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