Shopian: A leopard was killed by some villagers in a Shopian village after it mauled nine sheep to death on Tuesday late night.
Quoting locals, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that the leopard had killed nine sheep belonging to one Ghulam Mohammad Mir, a resident of Oudur village in Trenz belt of Shopian district.
The locals subsequently attacked and killed the leopard in a cowshed.
Wildlife Warden, Division Shopian, Suhail Intesa, confirmed the incident to KNO and said that the leopard has been killed in retialation by locals after it killed nine sheep.
He added that a team has been deputed to the area to investigate the matter. (KNO)
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