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,
The body has been sent for postmortem. The forest
officials have announced a compensation of Rs one lakh to
the family of the deceased.
Tehri: A minor girl was killed by a leopard
at Bhilangana area of Uttarakhand's Tehri district, forest
officials said on Sunday.
First Published: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 19:36