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Another man injured by sloth bear in Drammadganj today!

Mirzapur : Within 24 hours of the previous incidence in Banjari village, Drammadganj Forest Range where 1 man  died and other injured-in a fresh incident today a 40 years old tribal named Hiramani Kol was injured. The incident took place around 6 am after which forest department staff and villagers rushed to the site. The person is safe now, and the sloth bear has moved away. DFO K.K. Pandey informed that Rs. 5 lakh compensation is under process to be paid to the family of the person who died yesterday in a similar incident.

Sloth Bear photo Nathan Rupert


Reported by Styadev Prasad Dwivedi

Vindhya Bachao Desk
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Established in the year 2012, Vindhyan Ecology & Natural History Foundation is a research based voluntary organization working for protection of nature and nature dependent people in Mirzapur region of Uttar Pradesh.

Tags: Forest, Uttar Pradesh, Human-Wildlife Interaction

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