Shaukat Ali, a resident of Bijua, was attacked by a tiger when he went to fish hunting in Sharda river near Rewatipur village in Lakhimpur Kheri district. In a counter attack, Shaukat attacked the big cat with a sickle.
Shaukat has been referred to district hospital after he suffered injuries on his back and face.
Shaukat attacked the Tiger three times which forced the animal to flee.
DFO of South Kheri, Neeraj Kumar, informed that he has received a report that a tiger attack has taken place in Bhira Range.