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Woman’s Mutilated Body Found In Mysuru Forest; Forest Officials Suspect Attack By Tiger


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A 48-year-old woman is suspected to have been mauled to death by a tiger inside a forest in Mysuru. (Representative Image)

A 48-year-old woman is suspected to have been mauled to death by a tiger inside a forest in Mysuru. (Representative Image)

The woman was reportedly attacked by a tiger when she was rearing goats. The big cat had dragged her body into the forest area

A 48-year-old woman is suspected to have been mauled to death by a tiger near Moorband Betta in HD Kote Taluk here on Saturday evening, after her mutilated body was found in the early hours of Sunday, official sources said.

The deceased has been identified as Chikki from Malada Haadi in N Begur panchayat limits.

According to officials, the woman was reportedly attacked by a tiger when she was rearing goats. The big cat had dragged her body into the forest area.

The woman’s family members, villagers and forest staff had started a search for her on Saturday itself, official sources said. On Sunday morning her mutilated body was found near a forest watch tower.

Police and forest department officials visited the spot. The Antarasante police have registered a case.

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