Alipurduar, 24th March: Sensation prevailed after a bison attack was reported in the Garokotal and Lohar Dangi areas of Samuktala gram panchayat under Alipurduar district.
According to local sources, three bison came out of the Buxa Tiger Reserve and entered the residential area on Wednesday morning. Upon receiving the news, the forest workers and officials of the South Raidak Range reached the spot.
According to forest department sources, the personnel were successful in sending two of the three bison back to the forest, while the third bison rampaged through the entire area. Later, the forest workers trapped the bison with the help of tranquillizer darts.