2nd in a week; Leopard takes away minor boy in Uri

Uri, Sep 22: A minor boy was taken away by a leopard at Dhanisyedan village of Uri tehsil in North kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday late evening.

A local resident told KNS that a minor boy identified as Syed Ali Hussain son of Syed Abbas Kazmi, was playing outside his home when the leopard pounced over him and took him away in the nearby forests

Police confirmed the incident and said search operation along with locals was launched to trace him.

Earlier this week a minor girl was taken away by leopard and was later found dead.

The incident has caused panic among people, and  urged administration to catch the animal.
Meanwhile a month before 3 persons were killed by the leopard in the area.