A woman died from rhino attack at Shuklaphanta National Park this morning.
The deceased has been identified as Belmati Budha, 42, of Beldandi-2 of Beldandi rural municipality, according to Assistant Conservation Officer at Shuklaphanta National Park, Manoj Airee.
The rhino attacked Belmati at a time when she with her two friends had entered the Park to collect mushroom at around 8:00 am. She died on the spot in the incident. A team of Shuklaphanta National Park has now reached the incident site, added Airee.
However, Belmati’s two friends managed to save their life by climbing tree. A patrolling team of Nepali Army had found Belmati’s body and rescued the women. The women said two rhinos had attacked Belmati.