July 5, 2022

Bahraich (UP): An eight-year-old boy was killed in a crocodile assault whereas bathing in a pond right here, officers mentioned on Sunday.

The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon and the stays of the physique have been recovered by divers in the course of the early hours of Sunday, they mentioned.

Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Akashdeep Badhawan mentioned, “Virendra of Gud village below Motipur police station limits was attacked by a crocodile when he went to the pond along with his sister.”

Whereas bathing, a crocodile caught him and pulled him below the water. His sister rushed again dwelling and knowledgeable the relations. Quickly, the forest division officers launched a search operation.

“The stays of the deceased have been recovered and despatched for autopsy,” the DFO mentioned, including the forest division will present help to the household of the deceased.

The forest division was making an attempt to catch the crocodile from the pond. It is going to be moved to a river.

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Printed on: Sunday, Might 08, 2022, 02:01 PM IST

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