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Five injured in leopard attack

Five injured in leopard attack

8 Apr 2009, 1635 hrs IST, PTI

HALDWANI (Uttarakhand): Five people were injured when a leopard attacked them after entering a house in Panyali village near here, official sources

The incident took place on Tuesday when residents of the village found the leopard sitting under a car inside the campus of a house and informed the forest department.

Before officials could reach the spot, the leopard attacked five people and injured them. Later, the animal was caged after being tranquilised in an operation that lasted for hours.

Forest officials said the animal would be kept under observation for few days before it is sent back to the jungles.


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