Tiger leaps onto fishing boat, snatches man and drags him into swamp as children watch in horror

June 27, 2014 2:49 PM

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Tiger leaps onto fishing boat, snatches man and drags him into swamp as children watch in horror

KOLKATA, India — A Bengal tiger snatched a man off a fishing boat in eastern India, dragging him away into a mangrove swamp as his children looked on in horror, the man’s son said Friday.

The attack happened Thursday as Sushil Manjhi and his son and daughter were crab fishing in a stream in the Sunderbans National Park. The tiger leaped aboard the boat and clamped its jaws on Manjhi’s neck, said Sushil’s son, Jyotish.

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