MP: Tiger killed in territorial fight in Bandhavgarh's buffer zone

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Umaria (MP), Jun 7 (PTI) A tiger was killed in a territorial fight with another big cat in the buffer zone of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Umaria district in east Madhya Pradesh, an official said on Friday.

A farmer alerted forest officials on Thursday afternoon about two tigers fighting, after which a team along with elephants rushed to the spot, Sub Divisional Officer Fatha Singh Ninama told PTI.

"The post mortem of the deceased tiger, which was in the 2-3 years age group, was disposed of on Friday as per National Tiger Conservation Authority norms. Territorial fights among tigers is common," Ninanma added. PTI COR LAL BNM