BARDIYA, Oct 27: Two persons were killed by a tiger in Bardiya district on Tuesday.
The deceased have been identified as Dinesh Tharu and Ramesh Chaudhary - both in their 20s - from Madhuban Municipality-3, according to Kedar Rajora, Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Bardiya.
In the past one month, as many as five individuals have lost their lives in tiger attacks including two children, two men and a woman.
Earlier last week, Ganga Khatri, 26, from Madhuban Municipality-3 was also killed in a tiger attack.
The area where the tiger attack took place lies near a Nepal-India border point. “Tigers enter Nepal from India, attack people and return,” said locals.