Video: Commotion in Shopian school after rumuors of presence of leopard in campus
Panic gripped Shopian area after reports about presence of leopard inside the premises of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Shopian spread on Wednesday late evening hours.
Officials in the school education department said they informed the concerned authorities in wild life department about entry of leopard in the school premises.
However the officials in wildlife department claimed that no wild animal was sighted during the rescue operation inside the school premises.
"We were informed during wee hours of Thursday about presence of black bear inside the school compound but our rescue team didn't spot any wild animal there. Our team is still in the school compound but we didn't found anything there," said DFO Shopian
Chief Education Officer (CEO) Shopian Mohammad Sadiq said, "I along with rescue team of wild life department went to school but we could not spot any wild animal inside the premises. I requested rescue team to stay till students leave from campus after their practical exams are over."