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For compensation, Indian villagers send elderly to forest as tiger prey

PILIBHIT: An Indian village in Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a bizarre trend that villagers have adopted to seek government money. It’s happening near the village bordering Pilibhit Tiger Reserve where authorities suspect local families are sending older members into the forest as tiger prey, and their bodies then relocated to fields, to feign attacks and claim lakhs in compensation from the government, reported the Times of India. Villagers aren't entitled to compensation if their kin die in the reserve so they are…

Two fall prey to firing in Karachi; one body found

KARACHI: At least three people were killed in different violence incidents across the city, ARY News reported Wednesday. The killings are relentless despite targeted operations by law enforcement agencies. A man was killed near Sultanabad area, PIDC when unknown armed men opened fire on him. He died on the spot. The body was taken to nearby hospital for medico-legal formalities. In another incident, a man was shot dead in Ajmer Nagri, area of North Karachi. Police reached the spot after the incident and helped shifting…