Minor boy killed in leopard attack at Handwara


HANDWARA — A four-year-old boy was killed in a leopard attack at Monabal Haril area of Langate in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Sunday evening.

Officials, as per news agency KNO, said that a minor boy was playing outside his home when a man-eater wild animal attacked him and left him critically injured.

They said that the injured was taken to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him dead. “After medico-legal formalities, the body was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites,” they said.

The officials identified the minor boy as Saqib-Din-Badana son of Baya Din Badana of Londa-Lohikot village of Monabal in Langate.



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