Dozens of fishermen in Bangladesh killed every year by man-eating tigers


Dozens of fishermen are being killed every year in Bangladesh by man-eating tigers.

The families of those who have died are often then treated as outcasts because they're seen as harbingers of bad luck.

Reporter Anbarasan Ethirajan recently went to a village near the Sundarbans forests where the attacks have been happening.

He told Rhod Sharp on Up All Night: "The wives of the fishermen who get killed are called tiger-widows... I could find dozens of tiger widows."

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