A 7-year-old lady was killed by a leopard close to Sangasar village in Gujarat’s Dahod district, a forest official mentioned at present.
That is the third such incident within the area in lower than a month, he mentioned.
The leopard dragged the lady away from exterior her home in Dhanpur taluka on Monday night, mentioned Vasiya Dungri forest vary officer Mahesh Parmar.
The half-eaten physique of the lady was discovered deep contained in the forest this morning, he mentioned.
On August 8, a toddler was killed to loss of life by a leopard at Kantu village in the identical taluka.
A shepherd was additionally killed by a leopard close to Khajuri village on July 26, he mentioned.
A number of incidents of leopards attacking people on this area have been reported throughout July-August. He mentioned there are about two dozen leopards within the forests.
A number of cages have been positioned at numerous spots close to human habitats to entice the massive cats. A leopard was caught on Monday night time in the identical locality, however it isn’t clear whether or not it was the identical animal that had attacked the seven-year-old lady.