Handwara minor killed in leopard attack

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Kupwara: A four-year-old boy was killed in a leopard attack at Monabal Haril area of Handwara, Police said Sunday. Police said that a leopard attacked the minor boy while he was playing in the courtyard of his house, leaving him critically injured.

“The boy was immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival,” Police said. “After conducting medico-legal formalities, his body was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites.”

The deceased boy has been identified as Saqib-Din-Badana, son of Baya Din Badana of Lohikot village of Monabal Haril area of Handwara.

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