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Five-year-old girl killed by leopard

Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 19:36

Tehri: A minor girl was killed by a leopard
at Bhilangana area of Uttarakhand`s Tehri district, forest
officials said on Sunday.

Five-year-old Jyoti Kumari was playing in her compound last evening when the leopard attacked her and dragged her
into the nearby jungles, they said.

After hearing the girl`s shrieks, villagers ran after the
leopard but were unable to find the child. The girl`s body was
recovered this morning but had not been eat by the leopard,
they said.

The body has been sent for postmortem. The forest
officials have announced a compensation of Rs one lakh to
the family of the deceased.


First Published: Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 19:36
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