Ailing tigress dies in Bhopal national park

Bhopal: Ailing tigress, Salma, breathed her last in the Van Vihar National Park here after battling against paralysis in one of her hind legs since the last few days, forest officials said today.

18-year-old Salma, who had suffered paralysis about four days back, succumbed to it yesterday.

After performing autopsy, the big cat was consigned to flames in the Van Vihar premises, officials added.