Minor girl picked up by leopard in Uri village
Post by RK Online Desk on Friday, September 16, 2022
A minor girl was pounced on and lifted by a wild animal near her home in Gawashar village of Uri in North Kashmir's Baramulla district here on Friday evening.
Police identified the minor girl as Munaza, daughter of Mohammad Imran Baig.
An official said that a leopard pounced on and lifted the minor who was playing near her house.
The official said that the family members tried to chase the leopard but it disappeared into the forest area.
Police said that a search operation with the help of locals is going on to trace the minor girl.
This is the fifth such attack in the Uri area of district Baramulla where a wild animal attacked the minors near the forests during this year.
Earlier in the month of June, three minors were mauled to death by a leopard in Uri subdivision of Baramulla district.
On July 13, Sameera Javid, daughter of Javed Ahmed Khater, a resident of Choolan Kalsan was wounded in a leopard attack while she was playing near her house.
On June 13, a 12-year-old girl Rutba Manzoor, daughter of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat was lifted by a leopard at Batangi village of Boniyar and taken to a nearby forest. Her dead body was later on found in the nearby dense forest.
On June 12, 2022, a teenager Shahid Ahmad Ganaie of Ganie Mohallah Trakanjan Boniyar was lifted by a leopard. His mutilated (devoured) body was recovered from the adjoining forest area.
On June 11, 2022, a minor boy Amir Muneer, 15 was lifted by a leopard in Gatti Kalsum ChoIan Boniyar (Uri). His dead body was recovered from a nearby forest.