Jammu & Kashmir

Minor killed by wild animal in north Kashmir, 3rd incident in last few days

Leopard. [File Photo]

Boniyar: After two incidents in last few days involving killing of two children, a 12-year-old has now fallen prey to a wild animal in Batangi Boniyar area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir.

Reports said that Rutba Manzoor daughter of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat was pounced upon by a wild animal and taken away to nearby forests this morning.

Alerted by the cries, the family and locals tried to chase the animal, possibly a leopard, however the beast disappeared in the dense forests with the child.

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