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Woman goes missing in tiger attack

2022 Jun 16, 13:07, Chitwan

A woman has gone missing after a tiger attacked her. She was going to the forest to pick up Niguro. Niguro is the fern stalk that can be eaten as curry. 23-year-old Rekha Basnet of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-27 was reportedly attacked by the tiger today morning.

The District Police Office Chitwan said that the tiger attacked Basnet among those who had gone to the local Radhakrishna Community Forest to pick up Niguro.

DPO Chitwan's information officer Narahari Adhikari said a team comprising Nepal Police and Nepali Army mounted a search as soon as receiving information that the wild beast had attacked Basnet and dragged her into the woods. He said the Chitwan National Park has been requested to send an elephant to help in the search.


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