Nashik: 5-year-old girl mauled to death by leopard

A five-year-old girl was playing in front of her house in Nashik, Maharashtra, when a leopard dragged her away and killed her.
A five-year-old girl was playing in front of her house in Nashik, Maharashtra, when a leopard dragged her away and killed her.(Representative photo)
A five-year-old girl was playing in front of her house in Nashik, Maharashtra, when a leopard dragged her away and killed her.(Representative photo)
Published on Apr 04, 2017 03:09 PM IST
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PTI | By HT Correspondent, Nashik

A five-year-old girl was mauled to death by a leopard at a village in Niphad, police said on Tuesday.

The girl was playing in front of her house in Tarulkhedale village when the leopard dragged her. Villagers searched for the girl and later found the body at a sugarcane farm, police said.

Forest officials asked the people in the area to remain alert and said they were adopting various measures to trap felines who stray into human habitats.

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