Fisherman dragged away by crocodile in West Bengal

Canning (WB), Jun 24 (PTI) A fisherman was dragged away by a crocodile into a river in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Wednesday, police said.

The incident happened in Patharpratima area around 6.30 am when Bishnupada Santra (68) was fishing at Gobdia river, a police officer said.

Officials of Patharpratima police station started a search operation but the fisherman could not be traced, he said. PTI CORR SBN SOM SOM