Woman mauled to death by leopard

Last Updated: Sunday, January 3, 2010 - 18:01

Srinagar: A mentally challenged woman was
mauled to death by a leopard in Anantnag district in Jammu and
Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

The mutilated body of the victim was recovered by the
police from Athnadan-Chandanwari on the periphery of famous
hill resort of Pahalgam, 100 km from here, a spokesman said.

Quoting preliminary investigations, he said it appeared
that the woman was killed by a leopard.

The woman, hailing from outside Kashmir, was mentally
challenged and was often seen roaming in the hill resort over
the past couple of years, the spokesman said.

He said the identity of the deceased could not be
ascertained.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 3, 2010 - 18:01

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