Two injured in gaur attack in Ajara village of Kolhapur dist

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

Kolhapur: Two people travelling on a motorbike were injured in gaur attack at Ajara village on Wednesday.As per the forest department, the injured have been identified as Usman Kandikar (65), and Rahim Lamture (60). Kandikar was riding the bike and his condition is critical due to the head injuries sustained in the attack. Lamture has sustained limb injuries, a forest official said.Both Kandikar and Lamture are undergoing treatment at the sub-district hospital in Gadhinglaj. Meanwhile, the villagers are furious and demanding that the forest department should come up with a permanent solution to the gaur problem.Sandeep Chavan, an Ajara resident, said, The forest department must make suitable arrangements for the gaurs to stay within the forest limits. The forest department demands documents that are difficult to procure by those affected by the gaur attacks. Due to this, people are unable to get compensation.In the last seven months, two people have died in attacks by gaurs.We also published the following articles recentlyKolhapur: Elephant damages new car in Ajara tehsil, tosses it 300ft awayAn elephant went on a rampage in Deulwadi village, tossing a car 300ft away and damaging crops. The incident has caused panic among villagers, with the car owner and farmers bearing the financial burden. The elephant was said to have toyed around with the car before throwing it into the paddy fields. The villagers are calling for action from the forest department due to frequent crop damage caused by elephants.Arikomban surfaces at Manjolai, forest department sounds alarmA tusker named Arikomban, who was captured and released in a tiger reserve, has appeared near human settlements in Tamil Nadu. The forest department has deployed a team to monitor the elephant and has warned residents in the area. Arikomban was initially captured after raiding shops and houses and was released with a radio collar to track its movement. The elephant has caused some damage to property but no injuries have been reported. Tourist movement to the area has been banned temporarily.Tusker damages new car in Ajara tehsil, tosses it nearly 300ft awayAn elephant in Deulwadi, India damaged a car and crops, causing financial losses for the owner and panic among the villagers. The incident highlights the frequent crop damage by elephants in the area and the need for action from the forest department. This is not an isolated incident, as previous incidents of elephants damaging property and crops have been reported. The villagers have been facing this issue for years, with the elephants slowly entering city limits areas as well.

If You Like This Story, Support NYOOOZ



Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.

Stay updated with all the Latest Kolhapur headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Related Articles