Srinagar, Feb 4: A minor girl was attacked and killed by a leopard in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, official sources said on Sunday.
They said a leopard entered village Noorabad, Kulgam, from nearby forest. However, before the villagers could do anything, leopard attacked a 5-year-old girl Arfat Jan and took her away. However, villagers after a long search recovered the mutilated body of the girl from the forest.
Later, people of the village protested against the wildlife department, alleging that despite raising the issue a number of times, the department has failed to take any measures to prevent infiltration of wild animals into villages.