Leopard injures 5 in Ganderbal; captured after intense hunt

Himalayan leopard. [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Ganderbal: At least five persons including two women and three Wildlife department officials were injured in a leopard attack in Ganderbal on Wednesday. The leopard was however, captured alive by the authorities.

An official said that locals spotted a leopard roaming in the area and informed the department concerned, following which a massive hunt was launched.

He said that two women amongst three wildlife officials got injured after they were attacked by the leopard during the search operation

After hectic efforts the leopard was captured alive by the Wildlife officials, he said.

Meanwhile, the injured have been shifted to a nearby medical facility for treatment. (KNO)

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