Five-year-old girl killed by leopard
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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.

PTI


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


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