Leopard injures five after straying out of jungle

A leopard, after straying out of a jungle, injured five persons at Bandhunagar village before it was caught by forest guards on Monday.

Siliguri: A leopard, after straying out of a jungle, injured five persons at Bandhunagar village before it was caught by forest guards on Monday.

The leopard attacked five persons in the village in different localities creating panic in the area. After getting information, forest guards came to the village and caught the animal, Belakoba Ranger Sanjay Dutt said.

Of the five injured, condition of three was critical.

The leopard was later taken to the Baikunthapur forest division of Belakoba range, he said.  

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