Leopard preys on 4-year-old girl

- Post Report, BAITADI

Sep 5, 2016-

A girl was killed in a leopard attack in Udayadev VDC-2 in Baitadi district on Saturday evening.  Locals  said four-year-old Anjali Chand was dragged away by the leopard while she was playing outside her home. 

Her body was found near Ralyal stream on Sunday morning. Anjali is the 27th leopard attack victim in the district in the la1st four years. 

On August 20, a leopard had attacked a seven-year-old girl near her house. Her body was found in a nearby forest, 700 meters down, with her neck and face bitten. 

The latest incident of leopard attack on Saturday has terrorised the people in villages like Udayadev, Bishalpu, Aamchaur, Girgeda, Pancheshwor, Kulawa, Shivanath, and Mahakali.

Officials at the District Forest Office (DFO) said that most of the leopard attack victims are children and women. The DFO attempts to capture man-eater leopards have not succeeded till date.

Published: 05-09-2016 08:51

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