Woman mauled to death by leopard
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 03, 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.


First Published: Sunday, January 03, 2010, 18:01

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