3 wounded in the attack of the Tiger Maharashtra; chaos, the crowd video goes viral
NAGPUR: Three people were injured in a hospital in Maharashtra on Saturday, a forest department official said.
The incident took place at noon in the Tumasar area, about 60 kilometers from Nagpur, he said.
We received a call about a seated tiger and a crowd gathering around him. Despite our warning to the crowd not to approach the tiger or put it in danger, three people were injured by the animal in close combat on the spot. he said.
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He said efforts were made to reassure and capture the tiger, which is moving nearby.
A video of the incident, which showed hundreds of villagers running after the tiger in a chaotic manner and one of them being attacked by the big cat, went viral on social networks some time later.