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Germany fears spread of African swine fever through wild boars(Twitter/WLIC)

Elderly woman killed in wild boar attack in Uttarakhand’s Almora

PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 07:47 AM IST
  • A labourer carrying an axe rushed to save the elderly woman and attacked the boar. While the boar succumbed to severe injuries, the woman could not be saved.
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Barki Khol wife of Arjun Khol being handed over ex-gratia by forest officials following death of her husband. Arjun was crushed to death by an Elephant in Giridih on February 27,2018(Bijay-Hindustan Times (Image for representational purpose))
Barki Khol wife of Arjun Khol being handed over ex-gratia by forest officials following death of her husband. Arjun was crushed to death by an Elephant in Giridih on February 27,2018(Bijay-Hindustan Times (Image for representational purpose))

House panel pitches for uniform ex-gratia for victims of human-animal conflict

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 03:11 AM IST
On average, nearly 500 people are killed by elephants alone every year across the country. Between 2016 and 2018, at least 135 people were killed by tigers.
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