Kaziranga, January 12: In an incident today in Kaziranga National Park, a Tourist Jeep was attacked by a Rhino during a jeep safari. One of the passengers in the vehicle tweeted about the attack.
He stated that the rhino attacked the vehicle and lifted it in air for few seconds. A forest guard fired a shot but it failed to shoo the animal away.
All passengers of the vehicle survived the attack without any severe injury.
Here is the post on Twitter.
Bucket list item was to see 🦏 s at kaziranga. But ended up surviving a rhino attack barely. Just another “die another day” moments.#travelstories #dieanotherday #travel #assam pic.twitter.com/VhYdMVSVsk
— Sojan Jose (@sojan_official) January 12, 2018
The incident has raised questions on the safety and security of tourists who visit the National Park, as the forest guard present with the tourists lacked modern arms.