'Man eater' tigress Avni blamed for 13 deaths, killed in Maharashtra

New Delhi, Nov 3: Avni, the tigress believed to be responsible for the deaths of 13 people over the last two years, has been killed in Maharashtra's Yavatmal last night, news agency ANI reported.In September, the Supreme Court said that Avni  could be shot on sight, prompting a flurry of online petitions.Avni is survived by her two cubs who are 10 months old.For nearly three months, equipped with the latest technology, 150 ground personnel, elephants and so-called expert trackers and shooters were on a quest to find Avni.