Teenager among two killed in leopard attack in Gujarat

Two persons, one of them a teenager, were killed by a leopard in the past ten days in the adjoining Narmada district, Gujarat Forest Department sources said Monday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 21, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

Vadodara: Two persons, one of them a teenager, were killed by a leopard in the past ten days in the adjoining Narmada district, Gujarat Forest Department sources said Monday.

Forest personnel have put up nearly a dozen cages around Kamsoli village in Tilakwada taluka, from where the deaths had been reported, to capture the wild cat. Night patrolling has been started in the area.

A 28-year-old tribal woman, Jyotsnaben Pravinbhai Tadvi, was killed when the wild animal attacked her in a cotton field in the forested area, they said.

Over a week ago, a 14-year-old boy was mauled to death by the leopard in nearby Nanavora village when he was engaged in collecting wood pieces in the forest, they added.