Leop­ard kills youth in UP vil­lage

Deccan Chronicle - - Nation -

Bahraich (UP): A 17 year-old boy was killed by a leop­ard when he was work­ing in fields in a vil­lage ad­ja­cent to the Katarniyaghat for­est area, of­fi­cials said Satur­day. On Fri­day evening, Bindra was at­tacked by the big cat in Nibiya Ghaudi vil­lage, Divi­sional For­est Of­fi­cer G.P. Singh said. His fam­ily mem­bers, who were nearby, burnt fire­crack­ers to force the leop­ard to flee but the vic­tim had died by then. The fam­ily of the de­ceased is be­ing ex­tended mon­e­tary help as per rules, the DFO said, adding teams were sent to en­sure that the an­i­mal re­turned to the for­est. area.

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