Posted at Monday, 18 December 2006 17:12 IST
Dehra Dun, Dec 18: A leopard devoured three minor girls in two villages of Pauri district during the last 24 hours sending a wave of shock and fear among the villagers, Sahara Samay sources said.
According to the sources, two of the victims were from Kailapur and Seolipalli village respectively.
Meanwhile, forest department has swung into action and constituted teams to nab the killer leopard.
The entire Pauri district and adjoining areas are under the menace of leopards and over a dozen such cases of killing have been reported so far here.