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Leopard barges into North Delhi house; Three injured in attack

Apr 01, 2024 11:38 AM IST

Police said that the leopard has been trapped in a room with the help of fire services personnel while the family members were rescued and taken to the hospital.

Three persons were injured after a leopard attacked them barging into their house in north Delhi’s Roop Nagar on Monday, police said adding that the animal has been trapped in a room with the help of fire services personnel.

Police said it took almost two hours to lock the leopard inside a room. (Representative Image)
Police said it took almost two hours to lock the leopard inside a room. (Representative Image)

Officials said it took almost two hours to lock the leopard inside the room. Meanwhile, the family members were rescued and taken to the hospital.

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“Currently, seven persons from the Forest Team and team from Fire Department along with local police are present on the spot. The leopard has been contained in a room, rescue operation is in progress” said deputy commissioner of police (DCP) (North), Manoj Meena.

Officials said the police control room (PCR) received a call from locals informing them about the incident at around 6.15am. A team rushed to the spot and forest officials were also informed.

The chief of Delhi Fire Services (DFS), Atul Garg, said the department received a call about the incident at around 6.18am.

“We were asked to help as a leopard barged into a house. The house is in Jagatpuri village. Two fire tenders were rushed to the site. With the help of residents, the leopard was cornered, and it is in a room now,” said Garg.

The injured people have been identified as Mahender Singh, Akash Singh and Rampal Singh.

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