Leop­ard mauls 8-year-old boy to death in J&K

Khaleej Times - - INDIA -

jammu — An eight-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leop­ard in Reasi dis­trict of Jammu and Kash­mir, po­lice said on Satur­day.

The half-eaten body of the boy, Rehmat Ali of Kan­soli vil­lage, was found from the Wani Morh dur­ing a search op­er­a­tion on Satur­day af­ter­noon, a po­lice of­fi­cer said.

The an­i­mal took away the boy on Fri­day night when he stepped out of his house, along with his mother, he added.

The search op­er­a­tion was launched im­me­di­ately but the boy could not be traced on Fri­day night, the of­fi­cer said.

The body of the de­ceased was handed over to his fam­ily af­ter the com­ple­tion of le­gal for­mal­i­ties, he added. —

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