Sunday, December 10, 2006

India: Man takes on leopard to save wife

GG2.NET NEWS [08/12/2006]

IN AN ATTEMPT to save his wife from a leopard, Surat Singh has injured himself.

Singh heard the screams of his wife and rushed out to help her.

He saw her being attacked by a leopard and jumped to save her. As the leopard entered their house, he caught hold of an axe and hit the animal till it became unconscious, reports said.

The Wild Life Department here has despatched a team to the village and it is expected to take away the injured animal.

Singh said that he did not kill the wild cat as it was considered inauspicious to kill a leopard inside a house.

The leopard has earlier injured four persons, thus creating terror amongst the people. catid=Breaking%20News

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