Leopard strays into Samastipur locality, injures 2

Last Updated: Monday, January 11, 2010 - 19:37

Samastipur: Panic spread in
Golapatti area of Bihar`s Samastipur district today as a
leopard strayed into the populated area and injured two
youths.

Forest department ranger A K Jha said the carnivore,
seen roaming in the road, suddenly lunged forward and pounced
on the youths as they tried to net it near a mill.

As panic-stricken people ran inside their houses,
officials of forest department were called in from the state
capital to tame the animal.

"We don`t know from where the leopard has come", Jha
said.

The injured youth were administered first-aid at a
government hospital at Dalsingsarai.

- PTI



First Published: Monday, January 11, 2010 - 19:37

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