Alipurduar, 02nd January: 21-year-old Pankaj Roy lost his life in a bison attack. The incident took place in the Rajabhatkhawa 26th mile enclosed area on Friday.
Reportedly, Pankaj Roy, a resident of Kholta in Cooch Behar district, was travelling to Jayanti on his scooty yesterday when a bison suddenly ran out of the forest and attacked him. After the incident, the passersby rushed Pankaj to Alipurduar District Hospital, however, the doctors declared him dead.
Police recovered the body and sent it for postmortem and started an investigation of the whole incident. Also, the cause of death of the youth is being investigated by the Forest Department.