Monday, December 26, 2011
Leopard kills 5-year-old girl in Gujarat town.
RAJKOT: A five-year-old girl was killed by a leopard in Umba town near Veraval of Junagadh district, police said.
The incident took place last night, when the victim-- Manisha Jora was working in the courtyard of her house, located on the outskirts of the town, they said.
According to police, the leopard made a sudden attack and started dragging her to a nearby farm. Hearing her cries, Manisha's family members and people in the neighbourhood came out and ran after the wild animal. When people reached the farm, the leopard released the seriously injured girl and ran away.
The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was declared brought dead, police added.