Srinagar, Feb 21: Four people, including a wildlife department official, were injured in a leopard attack in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Sunday.
Official sources said a leopard entered village Meemander in Shopian from a nearby forest when people were busy with their daily activities. “The locals immediately informed the wildlife department officials,” they said, adding that a team was immediately rushed to the spot.
They said four people were injured in the incident, adding the big cat later escaped back into the forest. “The injured were immediately taken to a local hospital,” they said, adding two of the wounded were admitted to Srinagar hospital in a critical condition.