Nuapada, Feb 11: A 47-year-old woman was allegedly killed in tiger attack in Nuapada district today.
The deceased has been identified as Bhanobai Majhi, a resident of Chhot Lodra village. According to the sources, the victim had gone to collect cashews from the jungle on Thursday but did not return since then.
However, her mutilated body was spotted by locals in the forest. Eyewitnesses claimed that a tiger approached them while they tried to recover the body of the woman.
Villagers subsequently informed the matter to the forest officials who have started a probe into the incident.