The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, was rescued alive by his companions, confirmed the Forest Department’s Burigoalini Station Officer Sultan Ahmed

A honey collector (Moual) was injured in a tiger attack at the Satkhira range of the western Sundarbans.

The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, was rescued alive by his companions, confirmed the Forest Department’s Burigoalini Station Officer Sultan Ahmed.

The incident took place on Tuesday morning at the Amratali canal in the Haldibunia area of the western Sundarbans, reports a correspondent from Satkhira.

According to Rabiul’s companions, they all entered the Sundarbans on April 1 to collect honey from the Burigoalini camp. 

While collecting honey in the Amratali canal area around 4pm on Tuesday, a tiger appeared out of nowhere and attacked Rabiul before dragging him into the forest. 

He was later found alive a kilometre into the forest. 

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