Baramulla: A teenage girl was killed by a leopard in Bangdaji village of Narvaw area here.
Report said 18-year old Shaheena Bano daughter of Ghulam Ahmad Chopan was attacked by a leopard on Sunday evening outside her home.
Family members and villagers tried to rescue the girl but the leopard dragged her to the nearby forest, where her body was found by locals and police on Monday morning.
Soon after the incident, villagers staged protest against the wildlife department’s failure to protect them from wild animals.
When contacted Wildlife warden North Kashmir Mohammad Sadiq, said that a team of wildlife department has been dispatched to the area to catch the leopard.