Mandi, Nov 2 (PTI) A leopard mauled a seven-year-old boy to death in village Gutkar in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh last night.
Sagar was playing outside a cowshed near his house when the leopard attacked him and took him away, police said.
The boy''s body and torn clothes were found in the fields, they said adding villagers, who were searching for the boy, had spotted the man-eater leopard.
Divisional Forest Officer Anil Joshi said a cage had been set up to trap the leopard.
He also handed over Rs 10,000 as financial relief to the bereaved family.