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South Kashmir: Leopard killed by locals after it mauls several sheep to death

Srinagar: A leopard was killed by locals after it mauled nine sheep to death in Shopian village late Tuesday night.

Locals said that a leopard killed nine sheep belonging to Ghulam Mohammad Mir of Oudur village in Trenz belt of Shopian district.

 

The locals subsequently attacked and killed the leopard in a cowshed, they said.

Wildlife Warden Division Shopian, Suhail Intesar said the leopard was killed “in retaliation” by locals after it mauled to death nine sheep.

He added that a team has been deputed to the area to investigate the matter. (KNO)